garments collectively; clothes; raiment; apparel.
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How to use clothing in a sentence
The documentary dives into Cardin’s history, from his origins as an haute couture designer in 1950s Paris to his expansion into ready-to-wear clothing for a global market and eventually, industrial design.‘House of Cardin’ aims to be more than a fashion documentary | radmarya | August 27, 2020 | Fortune
He doesn’t spend money on clothing, and when movie theaters reopen, he plans to avoid buying overpriced nachos and popcorn “for at least a year.”Could the Recession Revive the Savings Gene in China and India? | Pallabi Munsi | August 16, 2020 | Ozy
Also, the life cycle of clothing isn’t as long as it once was.Scientists Gene-Hack Cotton Plants to Make Them Every Color of the Rainbow | Jason Dorrier | August 11, 2020 | Singularity Hub
Zeidan noted to the Blade that Helem at the beginning of the pandemic launched food and clothing drives.Beirut explosion nearly destroys LGBTQ group’s offices | Michael K. Lavers | August 10, 2020 | Washington Blade
I assume it’s roughly the same face that she made when I confessed my masked trip to a clothing store to buy some summer dresses.Every Decision Is A Risk. Every Risk Is A Decision. | Maggie Koerth (firstname.lastname@example.org) | July 21, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
Today, the city is an Asian hipster outpost, with shopping malls, clothing boutiques, and mixologist-prepared cocktails.
The healthier appearance and civilian clothing are very peculiar.
Families stuff a life-size male doll with memories of the outgoing year and dress him in their clothing.
His clothing line that his friend described as “upscale and urban” was a dud.
The sport of surfing is a very sexy sport, beautiful people on beautiful beaches in minimal clothing.Anastasia Ashley, Surfer-Cum-Model, Rides The Viral Internet Wave | James Joiner | December 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The plain furniture was stiffly arranged, and there was no litter of clothing or small feminine belongings.Rosemary in Search of a Father | C. N. Williamson
I find the weather very cool, however, and one needs warm clothing here.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
It was a habit with him to disguise himself in ordinary clothing and then to go out and mingle with the common people.Our Little Korean Cousin | H. Lee M. Pike
She and Henrietta were fast becoming dried, and their outer clothing could soon be put on again.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn | Margaret Penrose
His clothing was also, in part, that of a parader: a brilliant-hued coat worn over his ordinary faded suit of denim.Dorothy at Skyrie | Evelyn Raymond
British Dictionary definitions for clothing
something that covers or clothes
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Other Idioms and Phrases with clothing
see wolf in sheep's clothing.
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