noun plural, often attributive \ˈklōz also ˈklōthz\

: the things that people wear to cover their bodies and that are usually made from cloth

Full Definition of CLOTHES

:  clothing
:  all the cloth articles of personal and household use that can be washed

Examples of CLOTHES

  1. <put on your warmest clothes—it's freezing outside>

Origin of CLOTHES

Middle English, from Old English clāthas, plural of clāth
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator

Rhymes with CLOTHES

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