a tailored robe worn for lounging or for grooming, applying makeup, etc.
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How to use dressing gown in a sentence
I want a dressing gown made from it, to inspire my opium dreams.
The sister was dressed in traditional Roma dress—covered in a pink, furry, polka dot dressing gown.Blonde Child Reunited With Roma Family After Irish Police Blunder | Tom Sykes | October 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
And then Joan, dressed in a black sparkly dressing gown with a feather ruff—literally—rang the dinner gong.
She dons a kabuki dressing gown and red wig, wanting to recapture the self and love of earlier years.
She was in a soiled dressing gown of purple flannel, with several of the buttons off.Rosemary in Search of a Father | C. N. Williamson
She found the sick woman wrapped up in a warm dressing-gown, reclining languidly in a large easy chair.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
Mrs. Kerry, enveloped in a woollen dressing-gown, which obviously belonged to the Inspector, came into the room.Dope | Sax Rohmer
And at daylight Sara Lee was awakened by much firing, and putting on a dressing gown she went out to see what was happening.The Amazing Interlude | Mary Roberts Rinehart
A few of the men were still in pyjamas, and of the women in dressing-gown or opera-cloak, caught up as they fled.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
British Dictionary definitions for dressing gown
a full robe worn before dressing or for lounging
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