clothes

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plural noun, often attributive \ˈklōz also ˈklōthz\

Definition of clothes

  1. 1 :  clothing I need new clothes for the winter.

  2. 2 :  bedclothes I have been awake ever since 5 and sooner, I fancy I had too much clothes over my stomach — Jane Austen

  3. 3 :  all the cloth articles of personal and household use that can be washed I always wash clothes on Mondays.

Examples of clothes in a sentence

  1. put on your warmest clothes—it's freezing outside

Origin and Etymology of clothes

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


First Known Use: before 12th century



CLOTHES Defined for English Language Learners

clothes

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plural noun, often attributive \ˈklōz also ˈklōthz\

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

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noun plural \ˈklōz, ˈklōthz\

Definition of clothes for Students



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