Definition of disrobe
: to take off one's clothing
: to strip of clothing or covering
Examples of disrobe in a Sentence
She disrobed and stepped into the bathtub.
the doctor instructed the patient to disrobe himself before the examination
Recent Examples of disrobe from the Web
As the title promises, the cyclists will disrobe to one degree or another.
Déjà Vu, founded in Michigan but now a national firm with offices in Michigan, California and Nevada, has operated many of its clubs under a model in which the clubs serve no alcohol but dancers disrobe completely.
Fields, Brandon's girlfriend, said the group ordered the couple to disrobe and that Alway pointed a gun at them, according to a probable cause affidavit filed in Clark County Superior Court.
Deja Vu, founded in Michigan but now a national firm with offices in Michigan, California and Nevada, has operated many of its clubs under a model in which the clubs serve no alcohol but dancers disrobe completely.
Most of the wildly expressionist works that fill Madani’s studio (a former furniture factory) feature these same men: middle-aged, hirsute, and often fully or partially disrobed, the better to display their soft, ladylike hips.
On Wednesday, photographs flashed across the globe on social media of French police officers forcing modestly clad Muslim women on beaches to pay fines, leave or disrobe.
An Israeli police officer who tried to pressure a woman into an affair was tricked into disrobing in her apartment, then set upon by her bat-wielding father.
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Origin and Etymology of disrobe
Middle French desrober, from des- dis- + robe garment, from Old French
First Known Use: 1581See Words from the same year
DISROBE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disrobe for English Language Learners
: to remove your clothes
: to remove the clothes of (someone)
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