bath·​robe | \ˈbath-ˌrōb, ˈbäth-\

Definition of bathrobe 

: a loose often absorbent robe worn before and after bathing or as a dressing gown

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Beyond the guys attending a glitzy U.S. award show or wearing bathrobes while chatting to their label team, there is always a sense of centering themselves back to the music and to their fans. Jeff Benjamin, Teen Vogue, "BTS's Movie "Burn the Stage" Shows the Group's Unwavering Dedication to Their Music," 20 Nov. 2018 Or stay put: The hotel has a beer concierge who takes guests through some of the state’s most sought-after brews, including Hill Farmstead and Heady Topper and a ‘bedtime menu’ that includes flannel bathrobes and a hot toddy. Cassie Shortsleeve, Condé Nast Traveler, "See Vermont Fall Foliage in These 12 Beautiful Places," 2 Oct. 2018 Cory Burke emerged from the showers wearing a regal navy bathrobe. Mitchell Gladstone,, "Union's Cory Burke establishing himself as a scorer - and a winner," 31 May 2018 The couple kissed in an Instagram photo on Sunday wearing matching white bathrobes and slippers under a white tent decorated with pink and white flowers at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Fox News, "Tommy Lee pranks fans with mock wedding to Brittany Furlan," 28 May 2018 Bourdain, 61, was found dead by chef-pal Eric Ripert on Friday hanging by a bathrobe belt in his room at the Le Chambard hotel in Kaysersberg-Vignoble, France. Fox News, "Anthony Bourdain's mother says his body is stuck in France," 10 June 2018 Some of them were wearing white hotel bathrobes over swimsuits. Jenna Sauers, Harper's BAZAAR, "Inside a Hamptons Sex Party for the Elite," 29 June 2016 The r guest rooms are equipped with super-plush bedding, cozy linen bathrobes, and modern amenities including a yoga mat. Marie Salcido, Sunset, "Meet the Luxury Adult Summer Camp of Our Dreams," 22 Jan. 2018 People reported seeing a man in a bathrobe walking around the building, WHDH reported. Fox News, "New Hampshire man out on bail strips naked, breaks into apartment and chokes golden retriever, police say," 21 June 2018

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First Known Use of bathrobe

1834, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of bathrobe

: a loose piece of clothing that wraps around your body and is worn especially before or after a bath


bath·​robe | \ˈbath-ˌrōb, ˈbäth-\

Kids Definition of bathrobe

: a robe that is worn especially before or after a bath

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