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A woman's garment, usually long and loose, used for informal wear at home.


(ˈhaʊsˌkəʊt) or


(Clothing & Fashion) a woman's loose robelike informal garment



a woman's robe or dresslike garment for casual wear about the house.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.housecoat - a loose dressing gown for womenhousecoat - a loose dressing gown for women  
brunch coat - a woman's short housecoat or wrapper
camisole - a short negligee
woman's clothing - clothing that is designed for women to wear


[ˈhaʊskəʊt] Nbata f


[ˈhaʊskəʊt] npeignoir mhouse guest ninvité(e) m/f


[ˈhaʊsˌkəʊt] nvestaglia
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Donations being encouraged are nice soaps and shower gels; robes; housecoats; slippers; shower shoes; perfumes and body sprays; scented lotions; manicure kits; and combs and brushes.
Better with some nice M&S slippers and one of those fleecy housecoats with a hood to keep the Buck House draughts away from the royal ears.
Finds--from flowered housecoats to Danish modern teak dining sets--fill a large, high-beamed brick building that was once an auto shop.
There are several tailored jackets, shown off on dummies, which she says were inspired by her mother's housecoats, worn in the past to protect clothes while doing housework.
It may have had different ghosts, no tios or tias abuelo or abuela, but uncles, aunts, grandparents who schlepped around in Woolworth's attire; you say housecoats I say schmatas; and my aunts had Hershey's kisses instead of mints.
ladies in their housecoats and slippers, their cracked beaks raised to
She favored cotton housecoats; he liked to ride his fenderless bicycle to Badger's drugstore on Main Street, a big hat on his head and an ever-present unlit cigar between his teeth.
Do you want women to go out jogging in housecoats and jallabiyas?
The men wear flat caps and doteon ferrets, while mothers wear housecoats, hair-rollers and let their kids play barefoot on't cobbled streets.