dressing gown

noun

Definition of dressing gown 

: a robe worn especially while dressing or resting

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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, "Harry Styles Stars in Gucci Campaign With a Chicken," 4 June 2018 In the early years, Uncle Sam was depicted as clean-shaven, amiable and even slightly goofy, clad in a stars-and-stripes dressing gown and liberty cap. Kim Sajet, Smithsonian, "Rosie the Riveter and Uncle Sam: Two Portraits, Two Methods of Persuasion," 6 Feb. 2018 Reminiscent of a dressing gown, the designer ensemble called for rumpled waves, but Dubroff brought the glam factor by washing Chanel’s Ombre Première Longwear Powder Eyeshadow in Flesh across the star’s lids. Amber Kallor, Allure, "Margot Robbie Proves Feathers and Glitter Aren’t Just for Olympic Ice Skaters at the 2018 SAG Awards," 22 Jan. 2018 For Suki Waterhouse, old school glamour meant a metallic lurex dressing gown (by Ellery) worn as an evening coat. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "10 Best Dressed: Week of December 25, 2017," 25 Dec. 2017 The bather dons a dressing gown and wanders down to the local bathing deck. Health.com, "6 Ways to Practice Lagom, the Swedish Secret to a Balanced, Happy Life," 4 Oct. 2017 Gimmo Etro started making fabrics in 1968 after his grandmother’s dressing gown sparked a lifelong fascination with paisley, the Persian botanical motif and colonial European style staple. Alexandra Marshall, WSJ, "The Colorful World of Etro," 15 Aug. 2017

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1777, in the meaning defined above

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dressing gown

noun

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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