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frock

 (frŏk)
n.
1. A dress.
2. A long loose outer garment, as that worn by artists and craftspeople; a smock.
3. A woolen garment formerly worn by sailors; a jersey.
4. A robe worn by monks, friars, and other clerics; a habit.
tr.v. frocked, frock·ing, frocks
1. To clothe in a frock.
2. To invest with clerical office.

[Middle English frok, a monk's habit, from Old French froc, from Medieval Latin froccus, of Germanic origin.]

frock

(frɒk)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a girl's or woman's dress
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a loose garment of several types, such as a peasant's smock
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a coarse wide-sleeved outer garment worn by members of some religious orders
vb
(Ecclesiastical Terms) (tr) to invest (a person) with the office or status of a cleric
[C14: from Old French froc; related to Old Saxon, Old High German hroc coat]

frock

(frɒk)

n.
1. a gown or dress worn by a girl or woman.
2. a smock worn by peasants and workers.
3. a coarse outer garment with large sleeves, worn by monks.
v.t.
5. to provide with, or clothe in, a frock.
6. to invest with priestly or clerical office.
[1300–50; Middle English froke < Old French froc < Frankish; compare Old Saxon, Old High German hroc coat]
frock′less, adj.

frock


Past participle: frocked
Gerund: frocking

Imperative
frock
frock
Present
I frock
you frock
he/she/it frocks
we frock
you frock
they frock
Preterite
I frocked
you frocked
he/she/it frocked
we frocked
you frocked
they frocked
Present Continuous
I am frocking
you are frocking
he/she/it is frocking
we are frocking
you are frocking
they are frocking
Present Perfect
I have frocked
you have frocked
he/she/it has frocked
we have frocked
you have frocked
they have frocked
Past Continuous
I was frocking
you were frocking
he/she/it was frocking
we were frocking
you were frocking
they were frocking
Past Perfect
I had frocked
you had frocked
he/she/it had frocked
we had frocked
you had frocked
they had frocked
Future
I will frock
you will frock
he/she/it will frock
we will frock
you will frock
they will frock
Future Perfect
I will have frocked
you will have frocked
he/she/it will have frocked
we will have frocked
you will have frocked
they will have frocked
Future Continuous
I will be frocking
you will be frocking
he/she/it will be frocking
we will be frocking
you will be frocking
they will be frocking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been frocking
you have been frocking
he/she/it has been frocking
we have been frocking
you have been frocking
they have been frocking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been frocking
you will have been frocking
he/she/it will have been frocking
we will have been frocking
you will have been frocking
they will have been frocking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been frocking
you had been frocking
he/she/it had been frocking
we had been frocking
you had been frocking
they had been frocking
Conditional
I would frock
you would frock
he/she/it would frock
we would frock
you would frock
they would frock
Past Conditional
I would have frocked
you would have frocked
he/she/it would have frocked
we would have frocked
you would have frocked
they would have frocked

Frock

By the mid-1900s, “frock” implied a woman’s garment, usually a dress. However, in the early part of the twentieth century, a frock might also be an outer garment such as a short coat worn by a male laborer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frock - a habit worn by clerics
habit - a distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order
2.frock - a one-piece garment for a womanfrock - a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
bodice - part of a dress above the waist
caftan, kaftan - a woman's dress style that imitates the caftan cloaks worn by men in the Near East
chemise, sack, shift - a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist
coatdress - a dress that is tailored like a coat and buttons up the front
cocktail dress, sheath - a dress suitable for formal occasions
dirndl - a dress with a tight bodice and full skirt
gown - a woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions
pinafore, pinny, jumper - a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing
kirtle - a long dress worn by women
morning dress - a woman's informal dress for housework
Mother Hubbard, muumuu - a woman's loose unbelted dress
neckline - the line formed by the edge of a garment around the neck
polonaise - a woman's dress with a tight bodice and an overskirt drawn back to reveal a colorful underskirt
saree, sari - a dress worn primarily by Hindu women; consists of several yards of light material that is draped around the body
shirtdress - a dress that is tailored like a shirt and has buttons all the way down the front
slide fastener, zip fastener, zipper, zip - a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
strapless - a woman's garment that exposes the shoulders and has no shoulder straps
sundress - a light loose sleeveless summer dress with a wide neckline and thin shoulder straps that expose the arms and shoulders
woman's clothing - clothing that is designed for women to wear
hemline - the line formed by the lower edge of a skirt or coat
Verb1.frock - put a frock on
apparel, clothe, enclothe, garb, garment, raiment, tog, habilitate, fit out, dress - provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child"

frock

noun dress, suit, get-up (informal), outfit, costume, gown, ensemble, garment, robe, rigout (informal) She wore a nondescript frock of blue.

frock

noun
A one-piece skirted outer garment for women and children:
Translations
ثَوْب نِسائي، عَباءَه
šaty
kjole
kjóll
kleita
obleka

frock

[frɒk]
A. N (woman's) → vestido m; [of monk] → hábito m
B. CPD frock coat Nlevita f

frock

[ˈfrɒk] nrobe ffrock coat frock-coat nredingote f

frock

nKleid nt; (of monk)Kutte f

frock

[frɒk] n (woman's) → abito, vestito; (of monk) → tonaca

frock

(frok) noun
a woman's or girl's dress. She wore a summer frock.