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An article of clothing.
tr.v. gar·ment·ed, gar·ment·ing, gar·ments
To clothe; dress.
1. (Clothing & Fashion) (often plural) an article of clothing
2. outer covering
(tr; usually passive) to cover or clothe
[C14: from Old French garniment, from garnir to equip; see garnish]
1. any article of clothing.
2. an outer covering or outward appearance.v.t.
3. to clothe, dress, or cover.
Past participle: garmented
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|Noun||1.||garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"|
armhole - a hole through which you put your arm and where a sleeve can be attached
bosom - cloth that covers the chest or breasts
burka, burqa - a loose garment (usually with veiled holes for the eyes) worn by Muslim women especially in India and Pakistan; "the Taliban forced all women to wear the burqa"
camlet - a garment made of camlet fabric
article of clothing, clothing, habiliment, wearable, vesture, wear - a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
dart - a tapered tuck made in dressmaking
diaper, nappy, napkin - garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement
eyelet, eyehole - a small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord or hook or bar
fly front, fly - an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth
fur - a garment made of the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
haick, haik - an outer garment consisting of a large piece of white cloth; worn by men and women in northern Africa
hand-me-down - outgrown garment passed down from one person to another
hose - man's close-fitting garment of the 16th and 17th centuries covering the legs and reaching up to the waist; worn with a doublet
ironing - garments (clothes or linens) that are to be (or have been) ironed; "there was a basketful of ironing to do"
jag - a slit in a garment that exposes material of a different color underneath; used in Renaissance clothing
kanzu - (Swahili) a long garment (usually white) with long sleeves; worn by men in East Africa
leg covering, legging, leging - a garment covering the leg (usually extending from the knee to the ankle)
body suit, cat suit, leotard, unitard - a tight-fitting garment of stretchy material that covers the body from the shoulders to the thighs (and may have long sleeves or legs reaching down to the ankles); worn by ballet dancers and acrobats for practice or performance
mending - garments that must be repaired
motley - a garment made of motley (especially a court jester's costume)
neck opening, neck - an opening in a garment for the neck of the wearer; a part of the garment near the wearer's neck
neckwear - articles of clothing worn about the neck
peplos, peplus, peplum - a garment worn by women in ancient Greece; cloth caught at the shoulders and draped in folds to the waist
pocket - a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
raglan - a garment (coat or sweater) that has raglan sleeves
reversible - a garment (especially a coat) that can be worn inside out (with either side of the cloth showing)
robe - any loose flowing garment
romper suit, romper - a one-piece garment for children to wear at play; the lower part is shaped like bloomers
sackcloth - a garment made of coarse sacking; formerly worn as an indication of remorse
scapulary, scapular - garment consisting of a long wide piece of woolen cloth worn over the shoulders with an opening for the head; part of a monastic habit
scarf - a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration
sealskin - a garment (as a jacket or coat or robe) made of sealskin
separate - a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments
shirt - a garment worn on the upper half of the body
shoulder - the part of a garment that covers or fits over the shoulder; "an ornamental gold braid on the shoulder of his uniform"
|Verb||1.||garment - provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child"|
dress, get dressed - put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?"
jacket - put a jacket on; "The men were jacketed"
frock - put a frock on
shirt - put a shirt on
habit - put a habit on
vesture - provide or cover with a cloak
overclothe, overdress - dress too warmly; "You should not overclothe the child--she will be too hot"
underdress - dress without sufficient warmth; "She was underdressed for the hiking trip and suffered hypothermia"
corset - dress with a corset
shoe - furnish with shoes; "the children were well shoed"
coat - cover or provide with a coat
gown - dress in a gown
noun (often plural) clothes, wear, dress, clothing, gear (slang), habit, get-up (informal), uniform, outfit, costume, threads (slang), array, robes, duds (informal), apparel, clobber (Brit. slang), attire, garb, togs, vestments, articles of clothing, raiment (archaic), rigout (informal), habiliment Put a fancy label on any garment and it gains credibility.
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