This is sometimes called a coverall
. In American English, it is nearly always referred to as coveralls. It is a one-piece garment
with full-length sleeves and legs like a jumpsuit
, but usually less tight-fitting and worn as protective clothing over "street" clothes at work. Its main feature is that it has no gap between jacket and trousers and no loose jacket tails. It often has a long thin pocket down the outside of the right thigh to hold long tools. It usually has a front fastening extending the whole length of the front of the body up to the throat, with no lapels
. This fastening can be:
They are often issued by factories to their workmen, with the firm's badge on.
The French police unit called CRS use boilersuits as uniforms.
A dark blue coverall is the current working uniform of the U.S. Navy, with the owner's name and "U.S. Navy" on the chest, and rank insignia on the collar points.