en·​robe | \ in-ˈrōb How to pronounce enrobe (audio) , en- \
enrobed; enrobing; enrobes

Definition of enrobe

transitive verb

1 : to cover with or as if with a robe

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Examples of enrobe in a Sentence

dreamed that one day she would be enrobed in satins and silks
Recent Examples on the Web The idea of enrobing an entire room in one color may seem like the exact opposite of balance, but sticking to a monochromatic scheme can actually make for a minimalist look. Jessica Dailey, House Beautiful, "How to Use Color to Breathe New Life Into Your Kitchen," 3 Apr. 2020 The whole thing is then enrobed in a bittersweet chocolate coating that has a nice candy-bar-like snap to it. Alex Pastron, Bon Appétit, "I Have Been to Pastry Heaven and There Are Rainbow Cookies," 4 Feb. 2020 For a small living space or entryway, check out West Elm’s slim pop-up cone tree, which is enrobed in silver tinsel and trimmed with multicolored metallic dots. Washington Post, "Glam holiday décor that gets the party started," 12 Nov. 2019 Once your timer goes off, check the eggs: The whites should be firm, enrobing the liquidy centers—like sturdy water balloons or packing peanuts. Sarah Jampel, Bon Appétit, "How to Poach An Egg With Confidence And Grace," 21 Oct. 2019 Recently Rutgers University professor Jasbir Puar was celebrated for enrobing the canard of Jewish organ theft in a sumptuous fabric of critical theory. John-paul Pagano, National Review, "Blood Libel: The Conspiracy Theory That Jews Are ‘Anti-Human’," 23 Sep. 2019 Each bite is a matrix of muscle and fat cells, interlaced with blood vessels and enrobed by connective tissue. Natalie R. Rubio, The Conversation, "So far cultured meat has been burgers – the next big challenge is animal-free steaks," 5 July 2019 The handmade agnolotti that was served over a velvety puree of sweet English peas back in April now is enrobed in a breathtakingly rich corn, Parmesan and mascarpone sauce. Patricia Escárcega, latimes.com, "Spago at middle age: Is Wolfgang Puck’s flagship restaurant still relevant?," 27 June 2019 On hot days, misters enrobe the whole thing in a cool fog. Julie V. Iovine, WSJ, "The Most Ambitious Park in Russia," 25 July 2018

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First Known Use of enrobe

1593, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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23 Apr 2020

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“Enrobe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enrobe. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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