clothes

plural noun, often attributive \ ˈklōz also ˈklōt͟hz \

Definition of clothes

1 : clothing
  • I need new clothes for the winter.
2 : bedclothes
  • I have been awake ever since 5 and sooner, I fancy I had too much clothes over my stomach
  • —Jane Austen
3 : all the cloth articles of personal and household use that can be washed
  • I always wash clothes on Mondays.

Origin and Etymology of clothes

Middle English, from Old English clāthas, plural of clāth — see cloth



CLOTHES Defined for English Language Learners

clothes

noun

Definition of clothes for English Language Learners

  • : the things that people wear to cover their bodies and that are usually made from cloth


CLOTHES Defined for Kids

clothes

noun plural \ ˈklōz , ˈklōt͟hz \

Definition of clothes for Students



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