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also neg·li·gée or neg·li·gé  (nĕg′lĭ-zhā′, nĕg′lĭ-zhā′)
A woman's loose dressing gown, often of soft, delicate fabric.

[French négligé, deshabille, negligee, from past participle of négliger, to neglect, from Latin neglegere; see neglect.]






1. (Clothing & Fashion) a woman's light dressing gown, esp one that is lace-trimmed
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a thin and revealing woman's nightdress
3. (Clothing & Fashion) any informal attire
[C18: from French négligée, past participle (fem) of négliger to neglect]


or neg•li•gée or neg•li•gé

(ˌnɛg lɪˈʒeɪ, ˈnɛg lɪˌʒeɪ)

n., pl. -gees or -gées or -gés.
1. a woman's dressing gown or robe, usu. of sheer, soft fabric.
2. easy, informal attire.
[1745–55, Amer.; < French négligé neglected, past participle of négliger < Latin]


A women’s loose, light dressing gown.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.negligee - a loose dressing gown for womennegligee - 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
ohut aamutakki
áo khoác mặc ở nhà của phụ nữ


[ˈneglɪʒeɪ] N
1. (= nightdress etc) → salto m de cama, negligé m
2. (= housecoat) → bata f, negligé m


[ˈnɛglɪʒeɪ] ndéshabillé m


[ˈnɛglɪˌʒeɪ] nnégligé m inv


رَوّبٌ نِسَائِيّ negližé negligé Negligé νεγκλιζέ negligé, picardía ohut aamutakki négligé negliže camicia da notte 化粧着 네글리제 negligé neglisjé negliż négligé неглиже negligé เสื้อคลุมของสตรีส่วนมากมีชายทำด้วยลูกไม้ gecelik áo khoác mặc ở nhà của phụ nữ 妇女长睡衣
References in classic literature ?
Tink," he rapped out, "if you don't get up and dress at once I will open the curtains, and then we shall all see you in your negligee [nightgown].
My lady will be sitting in her boudoir, very much in negligee, about now.
When she turned on the lights in the drawing-room, she disclosed herself clad in a sweeping negligee gown of soft rose-colored stuff, throat and shoulders smothered in lace.
com IT'S five years since model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley first slipped into a silky negligee for her M&S Autograph range, and to mark the occasion she's just unveiled her new Rose Gold fragrance, PS28.
Unlike prim and proper Jenny, Alison has smudged make-up, slurs her words, and is almost always wearing a flimsy dressing gown and negligee and clutching a glass of wine or gin.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Avocado 9 Renal 10 Ditty 11 Loudest 12 Too 13 Negligee 16 Splatter 17 Via 19 Leave go 21 Larva 22 Space 23 Science DOWN: 1 Mandate 2 Soft soap 3 Lady 4 Croupier 5 Once 6 Plato 8 Obligations 13 Neatened 14 Environs 15 Canapes 18 A-list 20 Afar 21 Loin QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Shepherdess 8 Coo 9 Log 11 Rummage 12 Shoal 13 Ape 14 Pro 15 Erosion 17 Hot 19 Oats 21 Owed 23 Rows 25 Ripe 27 Hug 29 Boredom 31 Nap 34 Spa 36 Smoke 37 Offload 38 Eel 39 Lie 40 Nosey parker DOWN: 1 Soup 2 Home 3 Prairie 4 Even so 5 Disco 6 Slop 7 Soar 8 Crash 10 Gloss 16 Now 18 Top 20 Ash 22 Web 24 On offer 25 Rinse 26 Recoup 28 Glade 30 Obese 32 Amen 33 Polo 34 Sole 35 Pair
For spring, there's a soft, super-pretty smokey eye with a few innocent wisps of negligee pink among the 'naked bathroom selfie' sultry shades.
It is just that we will probably be pairing ours with something a little more substantial than a lace negligee and bare legs.
beaucoup moins que] La torture demeure egalement une pratique courante [beaucoup plus grand que], fustige la REMDH indiquant que [beaucoup moins que] la situation des droits economiques et sociaux est negligee et les libertes individuelles et publiques sont limitees par des controles de police draconiens [beaucoup plus grand que].
London, October 26 ( ANI ): Vivien Leigh's iconic pale blue negligee, which her character Scarlett O'Hara wore in 'Gone With The Wind', has been put up for auction.
Les cheikhs des tribus sinaitiques confirment que la presence intensifiee de l'Armee et de la Police n'a pas empeche les elements terroristes de se repandre, c'est pourquoi la stabilite et la reconstruction s'averent comme etant les moyens les plus efficaces a mettre un terme aux complots des terroristes, etant donne que cette region a ete longuement negligee.
Holly Willoughby has stripped down to stockings, negligee and heels for a sexy new photoshoot.