Simple Definition of wardrobe
: a collection of clothes that a person owns or wears
: the clothes worn by actors in films, plays, etc.; also : the department that keeps and takes care of the clothes for films, plays, etc.
: a room, closet, or chest where clothes are kept
Full Definition of wardrobe
1 a : a room or closet where clothes are kept b : clothespress c : a large trunk in which clothes may be hung upright
2 a : a collection of wearing apparel (as of one person or for one activity) <a summer wardrobe> b : a collection of stage costumes and accessories
3 : the department of a royal or noble household entrusted with the care of wearing apparel, jewels, and personal articles
Examples of wardrobe
She has a new summer wardrobe.
She went to wardrobe for her fitting.
Origin of wardrobe
Middle English warderobe, from Anglo-French *warderobe, garderobe, from warder, garder to guard + robe robe
First Known Use: 14th century
WARDROBE Defined for Kids
Definition of wardrobe
1 : a room, closet, or large chest where clothes are kept
2 : the clothes a person owns
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