dressing gown


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dressing gown

n.
A robe worn for lounging or before dressing.

dressing gown

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a full robe worn before dressing or for lounging

dress′ing gown`


n.
a robe worn while lounging, resting, applying makeup, etc.
[1770–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dressing gown - a robe worn before dressing or while loungingdressing gown - a robe worn before dressing or while lounging
robe - any loose flowing garment
Translations
župan
morgenkåbe
aamutakki
kućna haljina
ドレッシングガウン
화장복
domača halja
morgonrock
เสื้อคลุม
áo ngủ choàng

dressing gown

n (Brit) → vestaglia, veste f da camera

dressing gown

رُوب الـحَمَّام župan morgenkåbe Morgenmantel ρόμπα bata aamutakki robe de chambre kućna haljina vestaglia ドレッシングガウン 화장복 ochtendjas morgenkåpe szlafrok roupão халат morgonrock เสื้อคลุม sabahlık áo ngủ choàng 晨衣
References in classic literature ?
When Prince Andrew entered the study the old man in his old-age spectacles and white dressing gown, in which he received no one but his son, sat at the table writing.
asked both princesses when they saw for a moment at the door Prince Andrew and the figure of the old man in a white dressing gown, spectacled and wigless, shouting in an angry voice.
Grimaud," said Athos, coming out of his apartment in a dressing gown, "Grimaud, I thought I heard you permitting yourself to speak?
Well, but put on this dressing gown first," said the Musketeer to his friend.
He was clad only in a pink dressing gown, which covered his night clothes.
The dead man's right arm was thrust out from his dressing gown, and exposed as high as the elbow.
Her slippers and dressing gown were waiting for her before the fire.
Down-stairs in Miss Polly's room next the sun parlor, Miss Polly herself was hurrying into dressing gown and slippers, her face white and frightened.
Bennet to her daughter's room, in her dressing gown, and with her hair half finished, crying out,
Their guests had departed, and Lady Ruth, in a marvelous white dressing gown, was lying upon the sofa in her room.
He sat up in bed and remained listening intently to try if he could make out what could be the cause of so great an uproar; not only, however, was he unable to discover what it was, but as countless drums and trumpets now helped to swell the din of the bells and shouts, he was more puzzled than ever, and filled with fear and terror; and getting up he put on a pair of slippers because of the dampness of the floor, and without throwing a dressing gown or anything of the kind over him he rushed out of the door of his room, just in time to see approaching along a corridor a band of more than twenty persons with lighted torches and naked swords in their hands, all shouting out, "To arms, to arms, senor governor, to arms
She was a long, lean, pale person, habited apparently in a dull-colored dressing gown, and she spoke with a kind of mild literalness.