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wardrobe

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noun ward·robe \ˈwȯr-ˌdrōb\

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. 1 a :  a room or closet where clothes are kept b :  clothespress c :  a large trunk in which clothes may be hung upright

  2. 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. 3 :  the department of a royal or noble household entrusted with the care of wearing apparel, jewels, and personal articles

Examples of wardrobe

  1. She has a new summer wardrobe.

  2. 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

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WARDROBE Defined for Kids

wardrobe

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noun ward·robe \ˈwȯr-ˌdrōb\

Definition of wardrobe

  1. 1 :  a room, closet, or large chest where clothes are kept

  2. 2 :  the clothes a person owns





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