bath·​robe ˈbath-ˌrōb How to pronounce bathrobe (audio)
: a loose often absorbent robe worn before and after bathing or as a dressing gown

Examples of bathrobe in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For instance, there’s a scene in which Alex and Henry, wearing nothing but bathrobes, are eating chocolate mousse while Alex asks if Henry has ever tried to cook for himself or use the gay dating app Grindr. Max Gao, NBC News, 11 Aug. 2023 But investigators soon discovered Russell prepared for her disappearance, taking toilet paper and a bathrobe from her job at a local spa, buying snacks at Target before making her 911 call, and repeatedly searching online for information about local bus tickets, Amber Alerts and the movie Taken. Sean Neumann, Peoplemag, 27 July 2023 Where a comfortable bathrobe and a steady schedule foment the invention of distinctly unusual lives. Bethanne Patrick, Los Angeles Times, 31 Mar. 2023 That includes access to a TV, a couch, bathrobes, a mini-fridge and other amenities. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 9 Mar. 2023 Police earlier said that Russell took toilet paper and a bathrobe from the Woodhouse Spa Birmingham, her employer. Adam Sabes, Fox News, 28 July 2023 When Russell left work on the day of her disappearance, she was spotted leaving with a bathrobe and toilet tissue, police said. Olivia Mitchell, cleveland, 21 July 2023 In the case of Venezia’s Ocean Suites – its most expensive room category – that includes priority boarding, debarkation, and main dining room times; access to the ship’s Terrazza Carnevale lounge area; special brunches on select sea days; bathrobes and more. Nathan Diller, USA TODAY, 14 July 2023 Known for its beautifully delicate and sheer pieces that fit in all the right places, Missoni also creates vibrant shoes, maxi skirts, bathrobes, headbands, dresses, and swimwear. Kristen Bateman, Vogue, 25 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bathrobe was in 1834

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“Bathrobe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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bath·​robe ˈbath-ˌrōb How to pronounce bathrobe (audio)
: a loose robe worn before or after bathing or as a dressing gown

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