robe-de-chambre

[ rawb-duh-shahn-bruh ]
/ rɔb dəˈʃɑ̃ brə /

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

a dressing gown.

Words nearby robe-de-chambre

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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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