article of clothing

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Noun1.article of clothing - a covering designed to be worn on a person's bodyarticle of clothing - a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
accessory, accouterment, accoutrement - clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing
apparel, clothes, wearing apparel, dress - clothing in general; "she was refined in her choice of apparel"; "he always bought his clothes at the same store"; "fastidious about his dress"
raiment, regalia, array - especially fine or decorative clothing
attire, garb, dress - clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress"
beachwear - clothing to be worn at a beach
black - black clothing (worn as a sign of mourning); "the widow wore black"
blue - blue clothing; "she was wearing blue"
change - a different or fresh set of clothes; "she brought a change in her overnight bag"
civilian clothing, civilian dress, civilian garb, plain clothes - ordinary clothing as distinguished from uniforms, work clothes, clerical garb, etc.
consumer goods - goods (as food or clothing) intended for direct use or consumption
covering - an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
drag - clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man); "he went to the party dressed in drag"; "the waitresses looked like missionaries in drag"
footwear - clothing worn on a person's feet
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
gray, grey - clothing that is a grey color; "he was dressed in grey"
hand wear, handwear - clothing for the hands
headdress, headgear - clothing for the head
knitwear - knitted clothing
leisure wear - informal clothing designed to be worn when you are relaxing
loungewear - clothing suitable for relaxation
man's clothing - clothing that is designed for men to wear
neckpiece - an article of apparel worn about the neck
nightclothes, nightwear, sleepwear - garments designed to be worn in bed
outerwear, overclothes - clothing for use outdoors
protective garment - clothing that is intended to protect the wearer from injury
ready-to-wear - ready-made clothing; "she couldn't find anything in ready-to-wear that she liked"
slip-on - an article of clothing (garment or shoe) that is easily slipped on or off
slops - cheap clothing (as formerly issued to sailors in Britain)
street clothes - ordinary clothing suitable for public appearances (as opposed to costumes or sports apparel or work clothes etc.)
tailor-made - custom-made clothing
duds, threads, togs - informal terms for clothing
uniform - clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification
vestiture - an archaic term for clothing
wardrobe - collection of clothing belonging to one person
woman's clothing - clothing that is designed for women to wear
work-clothes, work-clothing - clothing worn for doing manual labor
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References in classic literature ?
As soon as you take off any article of clothing fold it neatly and place it on the chair.
He wore but a single article of clothing or adornment, a small collar of gold from which depended upon his chest a great ornament as large as a dinner plate set solid with huge diamonds, except for the exact center which was occupied by a strange stone, an inch in diameter, that scintillated nine different and distinct rays; the seven colors of our earthly prism and two beautiful rays which, to me, were new and nameless.
'That there article of clothing likeways belonged to, and was wore by--him as I have made mention on,' was again the dull Old Bailey evasion.
Yasuhiro enjoys exploring the duality of expressionslike how a shoe or an article of clothing can be both artistic and practical.
IDENTITY THEFT Articles 28 (on the right to have one's dignity respected and protected), 31 (right to privacy) and 32 (freedom of conscience, religion, belief and opinion) all stop the formulation of any rules to dictate how an individual should present themselves in court, whether wearing hoodies or any other article of clothing. While covering one's face to such a degree can open the door for mischief, lawyer Cliff Oduk told the Nation that there are laws that deal with such offences.
"People with malaria parasites generate distinct odors on their skin and our study found dogs, which have an incredibly sensitive sense of smell, can be trained to detect these odors even when it's just on an article of clothing worn by an infected person," says Steven Lindsay, a public health entomologist at Durham University (U.K.).
She even placed an article of clothing that smelled like Gaylord near the home "to keep Madison's hope alive until his people could return," Sullivan wrote.
So instead of packing his rollaway suitcase, he sewed on every article of clothing he needed into a giant and bulky coat he could wear on the plane.
Speaking on Desert Island Discs, when asked by host Kirsty Young - who said she'd seen a dress online for PS3,500 - about the "ethics" and "morals" of someone paying a lot of money for an article of clothing, she said: "Look at some of my competitors and that's probably fairly wellpriced.
Speaking on Desert Island Discs this weekend, when asked by host Kirsty Young - who said she'd seen a dress online for PS3,500 - about the "ethics" and "morals" of someone paying a lot of money for an article of clothing, she said: "Look at some of my competitors and that's probably fairly well-priced.
Sometimes with these systems you attach and hang a holstered gun inside an article of clothing. Sometimes a gun tucks securely into a dedicated pocket which becomes a holster.
The company's flagship product, the Baby K'tan Baby Carrier, is sized to fit like an article of clothing to eliminate the need for any straps, buckles or hardware.