clothing

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noun cloth·ing \ ˈklō-t͟hiŋ \

Definition of clothing

:garments in general; also :covering

Examples of clothing in a Sentence

  1. an expensive article of clothing

  2. We're collecting food and clothing for the poor.

  3. Only people wearing protective clothing may enter the room.

Recent Examples of clothing from the Web

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First Known Use of clothing

13th century



CLOTHING Defined for English Language Learners

clothing

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Definition of clothing for English Language Learners

  • : the things that people wear to cover their bodies


CLOTHING Defined for Kids

clothing

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noun cloth·ing \ ˈklō-t͟hiŋ \

Definition of clothing for Students

:the things people wear to cover their bodies


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