[ en-rohb ]
/ ɛnˈroʊb /

verb (used with object), en·robed, en·rob·ing.

to dress; attire: The king was enrobed in velvet.


Origin of enrobe

First recorded in 1585–95; en-1 + robe

Related forms

en·rob·er, noun
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Examples from the Web for enrobe

  • The sunlight filtered through the thin silk when the Emperor raised the purple to enrobe the kneeling Julian.

    The Death of the Gods|Dmitri Mrejkowski

British Dictionary definitions for enrobe


/ (ɪnˈrəʊb) /


(tr) to dress in or as if in a robe; attire

Derived Forms

enrober, noun
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