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[ dis-rohb ]

verb (used with or without object)

, dis·robed, dis·rob·ing.
  1. to undress.


/ dɪsˈrəʊb /


  1. to remove the clothing of (a person) or (of a person) to undress
  2. tr to divest of authority, etc

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Derived Forms

  • disˈrobement, noun
  • disˈrober, noun
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Other Words From

  • dis·robement noun
  • dis·rober noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of disrobe1

1575–85; dis- 1 + robe; compare Middle French desrober
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Example Sentences

If you find the skins difficult to remove, drop the fruit in boiling water for 30 to 60 seconds, plunge in an ice bath and then they should be more easy to disrobe.

At least two of the women said Salsman forced them to disrobe in his office and then penetrated them without consent, and he allegedly asked the women to “clean up” in his private bathroom before leaving the office.

Directing her to disrobe, she would poach her in herbs in a hot tub and then literally electrify her.

The models, dressed in traditional habits, approached a makeshift altar where two square-jawed faux priests helped them disrobe.

They were then seized with something approaching a panic, and hastened to disrobe.

She listened to his footsteps as they died away in the distance, and slowly began to disrobe.

Two attendants are about to disrobe the Princess; a third kneels at her feet with a vase of anointing oil.

Goddesses cannot disrobe, because their attributes are their substance.

“I had no idea it was so late,” and she jumped up to disrobe.


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