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A woman's loose-fitting dressing gown.
[French, from Old French peignouer, linen covering used while combing oneself, from peigner, to comb the hair, from Latin pectināre, from pecten, pectin-, comb.]
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(Clothing & Fashion) a woman's dressing gown or negligee
[C19: from French, from peigner to comb, since the garment was worn while the hair was combed]
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peign•oir(peɪnˈwɑr, pɛn-, ˈpeɪn wɑr, ˈpɛn-)
a woman's loose dressing gown.
[1825–35; < French: literally, comber, i.e., something worn while one's hair is being combed =peign(er) to comb (< Late Latin pectināre; see pecten) + -oir < Latin -ōrium -ory1]
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|Noun||1.||peignoir - 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
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