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dishabille

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noun dis·ha·bille \ˌdis-ə-ˈbēl, -ˈbil\

Definition of dishabille

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

  2. 2 :  a deliberately careless or casual manner



Variants of dishabille

or deshabille play \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


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