clothes

[ klohz, klohthz ]
/ kloʊz, kloʊðz /

plural noun

garments for the body; articles of dress; wearing apparel.

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Origin of clothes

before 900; Middle English; Old English clāthas, plural of clāthcloth

SYNONYMS FOR clothes

1 clothing, attire, raiment, costume, garb; vestments, habiliments.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH clothes

1. cloth, clothe, clothes 2. close, clothes , cloze
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British Dictionary definitions for clothes

clothes
/ (kləʊðz) /

pl n

  1. articles of dress
  2. (as modifier)clothes brush Related adjective: vestiary
mainly British short for bedclothes

Word Origin for clothes

Old English clāthas, plural of clāth cloth
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