robed


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

robe

 (rōb)
n.
1. A long loose flowing outer garment, especially:
a. often robes An official garment worn on formal occasions to show office or rank, as by a judge or high church official.
b. An academic gown.
c. A dressing gown or bathrobe.
2. robes Clothes; apparel.
3. A blanket or covering made of material, such as fur or cloth: a lap robe.
v. robed, rob·ing, robes
v.tr.
To cover or dress in a robe or in something that functions like a robe: fields that were robed with snow.
v.intr.
To put on a robe or robes.

[Middle English, from Old French robe, booty, movable personal possessions like clothing, robe, of Germanic origin; see reup- in Indo-European roots.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.robed - dressed or clothed especially in fine attirerobed - dressed or clothed especially in fine attire; often used in combination; "the elegantly attired gentleman"; "neatly dressed workers"; "monks garbed in hooded robes"; "went about oddly garmented"; "professors robed in crimson"; "tuxedo-attired gentlemen"; "crimson-robed Harvard professors"
clad, clothed - wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination; "clothed and in his right mind"- Bible; "proud of her well-clothed family"; "nurses clad in white"; "white-clad nurses"

robed

adjective dressed, attired, apparelled, enrobed I was sitting robed in the church.
Translations
لابِس، مُرْتَدٍ
oděnýzahalený
klædt
taláros
klæddur í kjól/hempu
cübbeli

robe

(rəub) noun
1. (often in plural) a long, loose piece of clothing. Many Arabs still wear robes; a baby's christening-robe.
2. (usually in plural) a long, loose piece of clothing worn as a sign of a person's rank eg on official occasions. a judge's robes.
3. (especially American) a loose garment worn casually; a dressing-gown. She wore a robe over her nightdress; a bath-robe; a beach-robe.
robed adjective
wearing robes. judges robed in black.
References in classic literature ?
As he lay looking at it and wondering what lay behind, his mind filled with fragments of many wild schemes of escape, it opened and a white robed Wieroo stepped out upon the platform.
But this august dignity I treat of, is not the dignity of kings and robes, but that abounding dignity which has no robed investiture.
Most of the young demoiselles are robed in a cloud of white from head to foot, though many trick themselves out more elaborately.