night robe


Origin of night robe

First recorded in 1545–55

Other words from night robe

  • night-robed, adjective

Words Nearby night robe Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use night robe in a sentence

  • Sam asked, as a tall figure in a very short night-robe was for a moment visible.

    The Cromptons | Mary J. Holmes
  • It was not a night-robe she wore, but an elaborate, trailing dress upon which embroideries in silver shone faintly.

    The Medici Boots | Pearl Norton Swet
  • A silence followed, and continued, until the boy had been invested with a dry night-robe and covered in bed.

    Friendship and Folly | Maria Louise Pool
  • She shrugged; her night-robe slipped and she drew it over her shoulder with a quick movement.

    The Moonlit Way | Robert W. Chambers
  • Then hastily throwing a night-robe over her shoulders, she opened the door for her friend, who tenderly embraced her.

    Marguerite de Valois | Alexandre Dumas

British Dictionary definitions for night robe

night robe

  1. US and Canadian a loose dress worn in bed by women: Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): nightdress

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