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garb

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noun \ˈgärb\

Simple Definition of garb

  • : a particular style or type of clothing

Full Definition of garb

  1. 1 obsolete :  fashion, manner

  2. 2 a :  a style of apparel b :  outward form :  appearance

Examples of garb

  1. <decided to clothe himself in traditional Scottish garb for the celebration>

  2. <a fable about personal redemption presented in the garb of a conventional horror story>



Origin of garb

Middle French or Old Italian; Middle French garbe graceful contour, grace, from Old Italian garbo grace


First Known Use: 1599

Rhymes with garb


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garb

verb

Simple Definition of garb

  • : to dress (someone) in a particular type of clothing

Full Definition of garb

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cover with or as if with clothing

Examples of garb

  1. <firefighters garbed in protective gear>



1846

First Known Use of garb

1846


GARB Defined for Kids

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garb

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noun \ˈgärb\

Definition of garb

  1. :  style or kind of clothing <medieval garb>




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garb

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verb

Definition of garb

garbedgarb·ing

  1. :  clothe 1 <She was plainly garbed.>





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