[ tog-uh-ree ]
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noun,plural tog·ger·ies for 2.
  1. Informal. clothes; garments; togs.

  2. Chiefly British. a clothing shop.

Origin of toggery

First recorded in 1805–15; tog + -ery

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

How to use toggery in a sentence

  • "No rides to-day in that toggery, Eddy," he said in the same voice.

    The Three Partners | Bret Harte
  • At Guillotin's he will not come off so well, particularly if his toggery be over spruce, and his pouch has chink in it.

  • Skenedonk also had new toggery in scarfs and trinkets which I did not recognize, and his fine buckskins were cleaned.

    Lazarre | Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • Nannie asked, when, having laid aside her tragic toggery, she came in her own person to take her leave.

    A Bookful of Girls | Anna Fuller
  • He had discarded his shore toggery and slumped around in a cloth cap, a cardigan jacket, heavy woollen pants and carpet slippers.

    The Viking Blood | Frederick William Wallace

British Dictionary definitions for toggery


/ (ˈtɒɡərɪ) /

  1. informal clothes; togs

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