robe-de-chambre

[ rawb-duh-shahn-bruh ]

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

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How to use robe-de-chambre in a sentence

  • It was past three o'clock; she jumped out of bed, and, merely in her slippers and her robe de chambre, descended to the library.

    Endymion | Benjamin Disraeli
  • A lady dressed in negligee robe de chambre of blue satin lies upon the sofa, propped up with pillows.

    A Modern Aladdin | Howard Pyle
  • Lifting the portire inside, she entered the sleeping-room, and found the robe de chambre hanging over the back of a chair.

    A Speckled Bird | Augusta J. Evans Wilson
  • Young Vermoncey had just risen; he was dressed in a robe de chambre, and was lying back carelessly in a capacious easy-chair.

  • 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) /


nounplural robes-de-chambre (rɔbdəʃɑ̃brə)
  1. a dressing gown or bathrobe

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