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garment

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noun gar·ment \ˈgär-mənt\

Simple Definition of garment

  • : a piece of clothing

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of garment

  1. :  an article of clothing

Origin and Etymology of garment

Middle English, from Anglo-French garnement, from garnir to equip — more at garnish


First Known Use: 14th century


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garment

verb gar·ment

Definition of garment

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to clothe with or as if with a garment



Examples of garment in a sentence

  1. <a socialite who was among the most gorgeously garmented women of her time>



Circa 1547

First Known Use of garment

circa 1547

Rhymes with garment


GARMENT Defined for Kids

garment

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noun gar·ment \ˈgär-mənt\

Definition of garment for Students

  1. :  an article of clothing





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