dressing gown


: a robe worn especially while dressing or resting

Examples of dressing gown in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In another clip, North flipped her hair about excitedly and was later seen with her mom and Grandma posing in matching dressing gowns. Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 27 Jan. 2024 Mum would be in her dressing gown and the milk would still be on the doorstep. Carly Tagen-Dye, Peoplemag, 8 Jan. 2024 And, befitting its new address at 36 Saville Row, Daniel Hanson offers both ready-to-wear and bespoke dressing gowns in a range of sumptuous materials, including contrast-facing cashmere and silk jacquard—perfect for a rakish approach to creative black tie. Eric Twardzik, Robb Report, 9 Dec. 2023 Buy Now on Saks Fifth Avenue: $235 Shop Now on Ralph Lauren Shop Now on Neiman Marcus Charvet Circle-Print Silk Tie Founded in 1838, Charvet is a Parisian institution known for outfitting royalty and U.S. presidents with the finest shirting and ties (and pajamas and dressing gowns par excellence). Naomi Rougeau, Robb Report, 25 Aug. 2023 On Sunday, September 25, 2021, Allison-Seei donned her mother-of-the-bride dressing gown once more and led her town of Villa Park, Illinois, in an attempt to break the 2007 Guinness World Record for the largest dog wedding ceremony, which stands at 178 pooch pairs. Wendy Grossman Kantor, PEOPLE.com, 4 Feb. 2022 In December, Ukrainian police arrested a group of people who attempted to steal a Banksy piece depicting a woman in a dressing gown and gas mask holding a fire extinguisher — later valued at about $250,000. Victoria Bisset, Washington Post, 23 Feb. 2023 The collection was broadly inspired by 18th Century court costumes, seen in soft, dressing gown coats with pretty gathered details, wide panier skirts kept short, and pretty velvet ribbons tied in the hair. Colleen Barry, ajc, 23 Feb. 2023 The microfiber lining also means that this robe is built to last, in tandem with the closed seams which provide a polished finish to this unisex dressing gown. Merrell Readman, Travel + Leisure, 4 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1777, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dressing gown was in 1777

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“Dressing gown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dressing%20gown. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

dressing gown

: a loose robe worn indoors

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