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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



play \ˌde-sə-ˈbēl, -ˈbil, -ˈbē\

Origin and Etymology of dishabille

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

First Known Use: 1673

Rhymes with dishabille

acetyl, airmobile, Ardabil, bearded seal, bidonville, blastocoel, bloodmobile, Bogomil, bookmobile, buffing wheel, campanile, carbon steel, chamomile, cochineal, cockatiel, color wheel, commonweal, curb appeal, cut a deal, daisy wheel, difficile, glockenspiel, goldenseal, Guayaquil, harbor seal, idler wheel, leopard seal, manchineel, megadeal, mercantile, orange peel, package deal, paddle wheel, pedal steel, pimpmobile, planet wheel, potter's wheel, reel-to-reel, sex appeal, skimobile, snob appeal, snowmobile, spinning reel, stainless steel, tracing wheel, under heel, waterwheel

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less dense or relating to a select group

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