outfit

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1out·fit

noun \ˈat-ˌfit\

: a set of clothes that are worn together

: a group of people working together in the same activity

Full Definition of OUTFIT

1
:  the act of fitting out or equipping (as for a voyage or expedition)
2
a :  a set of tools or equipment especially for the practice of a trade
b :  a clothing ensemble often for a special occasion or activity
c :  physical, mental, or moral endowments or resources
3
:  a group that works as a team :  organization; especially :  a military unit

Examples of OUTFIT

  1. She bought a new outfit for the party.
  2. <the restaurant provides its waitstaff with themed outfits>

First Known Use of OUTFIT

circa 1769

Other Clothing Terms

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

2outfit

verb

: to provide (someone or something) with equipment or clothes especially for a special purpose

out·fit·tedout·fit·ting

Full Definition of OUTFIT

transitive verb
1
:  to furnish with an outfit
2
:  supply <outfitting every family with shoes — American Guide Series: Vermont>
intransitive verb
:  to acquire an outfit

Examples of OUTFIT

  1. The company outfitted us with food and supplies.
  2. <outfitted the scuba instructors handsomely with all new gear>

First Known Use of OUTFIT

1847

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