dishabille

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noun dis·ha·bille \ˌdi-sə-ˈbēl, -ˈbil\
variants: or

play \ˌde-sə-ˈbēl, -ˈbil, -ˈbē\

Definition of dishabille

  1. 1a archaic :  negligeeb :  the state of being dressed in a casual or careless style

  2. 2 :  a deliberately careless or casual manner

Origin and Etymology of dishabille

French déshabillé, from past participle of déshabiller to undress, from dés- dis- + habiller to dress — more at habiliment


First Known Use: 1673

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