robe-de-chambre

[ rawb-duh-shahn-bruh ]
/ rɔb dəˈʃɑ̃ brə /
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noun, plural robes-de-cham·bre [rawb-duh-shahn-bruh] /rɔb dəˈʃɑ̃ brə/. French.

a dressing gown.

Nearby words

  1. robbins,
  2. robbins, frederick chapman,
  3. robbins, jerome,
  4. robbinsdale,
  5. robe,
  6. robert,
  7. robert guiscard,
  8. robert i,
  9. robert ii,
  10. robert iii

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Examples from the Web for robe-de-chambre

  • Throwing a large cashmere shawl over her robe-de-chambre, Mrs. Howe went reluctantly down stairs.

    Rose Clark|Fanny Fern
  • After throwing over his shoulders his robe-de-chambre Mr. Bennett asked, "Where do you think Livingstone is?"

    How I Found Livingstone|Henry M. Stanley
  • Mercedes sat at the desk in her bedroom attired in a robe-de-chambre, and rapidly and feverishly wrote.

    Tante|Anne Douglas Sedgwick


British Dictionary definitions for robe-de-chambre

robe-de-chambre

/ French (rɔbdəʃɑ̃brə) /

noun plural robes-de-chambre (rɔbdəʃɑ̃brə)

a dressing gown or bathrobe
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