dressing gown


Definition of dressing gown

: a robe worn especially while dressing or resting

Examples of dressing gown in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cruella was portrayed as a maximalist who has a bridal-style train on her dressing gown for fun. Jeanna Kadlec, Glamour, 25 May 2021 But who foresaw that the biggest hit in digital museum programming would be an on-the-fly lecture series on Flemish and Italian painting, with the chief curator of the Frick Collection sipping on bourbon and wearing a dressing gown? New York Times, 21 May 2021 The pair sent an adorable unicorn dressing gown for Daisy. Eric Todisco, PEOPLE.com, 2 Sep. 2020 On April 18, 1872, Austin Bidwell walked into Green & Son tailors on London’s renowned Savile Row and ordered eight bespoke suits, two topcoats, and a luxurious dressing gown. Paul Brown, Longreads, 10 Aug. 2020 With a bolt of thunder, Garcia's Johnny Rocco appears at the top of the stairs, cocooned in a red satin dressing gown, the only vibrant hue in an otherwise dingy palette. Jordan Riefe, The Hollywood Reporter, 16 Nov. 2019 Parker’s numerous dressing gowns are spot on, and the clingy gowns worn by Divito and Chapman are comely. Joanne Engelhardt, The Mercury News, 12 June 2019 Swinton concurred on the cape-sleeve number, with the brocade suit and the feathered white satin dressing gown coming in close behind. Vogue, 7 Sep. 2018 Inside a fish and chip shop—the set of the new #GucciTailoring campaign—@harrystyles wears a macro gingham sharkskin dressing gown as a coat over a Heritage pinstripe wool suit. Sarah Spellings, The Cut, 4 June 2018

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First Known Use of dressing gown

1777, in the meaning defined above

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“Dressing gown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dressing%20gown. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of dressing gown

: a loose piece of clothing that is worn indoors while relaxing, getting ready for bed, etc.

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