dressing gown

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  1. a tailored robe worn for lounging or for grooming, applying makeup, etc.

Origin of dressing gown

First recorded in 1770–80

Words Nearby dressing gown

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How to use dressing gown in a sentence

  • 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

dressing gown

  1. a full robe worn before dressing or for lounging

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