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CARDIGAN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Cardigan mean? 

CARDIGAN (noun)
  The noun CARDIGAN has 2 senses:

1. knitted jacket that is fastened up the front with buttons or a zipper
2. slightly bowlegged variety of corgi having rounded ears and a long tail

  Familiarity information: CARDIGAN used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CARDIGAN (noun)


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Meaning:

Knitted jacket that is fastened up the front with buttons or a zipper

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("cardigan" is a kind of...):

sweater (a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body)

Meronyms (parts of "cardigan"):

slide fastener; zip; zip fastener; zipper (a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab)


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Meaning:

Slightly bowlegged variety of corgi having rounded ears and a long tail

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

Cardigan Welsh corgi; Cardigan

Hypernyms ("Cardigan" is a kind of...):

corgi; Welsh corgi (either of two Welsh breeds of long-bodied short-legged dogs with erect ears and a fox-like head)


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