dishabille

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dis·ha·bille

noun \ˌdis-ə-ˈbēl, -ˈbil\

Definition of DISHABILLE

1
a archaic :  negligee
b :  the state of being dressed in a casual or careless style
2
:  a deliberately careless or casual manner

Variants of DISHABILLE

dis·ha·bille or des·ha·bille \ˌde-sə-ˈbēl, -ˈbil, -ˈbē\

Origin of DISHABILLE

French déshabillé, from past participle of déshabiller to undress, from dés- dis- + habiller to dress — more at habiliment
First Known Use: 1673

Other Clothing Terms

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

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