a woman's dressing gown.
a cloak or gown of terry cloth for wear after swimming or, especially in France, after the bath.
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How to use peignoir in a sentence
The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier's eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them.
But changing her mind once more she resumed the peignoir, and went outside and sat down before her door.
She sat on the sofa, clad in an ample white peignoir, holding a handkerchief tight in her hand with a nervous clutch.
As soon as the domestic had gone, Bijou slipped on another peignoir quickly.Bijou | Gyp
She slipped off the silk peignoir, washed with almond-scented water the white arms and neck, and the white tired feet.Rough-Hewn | Dorothy Canfield
British Dictionary definitions for peignoir
a woman's dressing gown or negligee
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