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garment

noun gar·ment \ ˈgär-mənt \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of garment

: an article of clothing

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Origin and Etymology of garment

Middle English, assimilated variant of garnement, borrowed from Anglo-French, "defense, clothing, item of apparel," from garnir "to equip, arm, decorate" + -ment -ment — more at 1garnish


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garment

verb

Definition of garment

transitive verb
: to clothe with or as if with a garment

Examples of garment in a Sentence

  1. a socialite who was among the most gorgeously garmented women of her time

Origin and Etymology of garment

derivative of 1garment


GARMENT Defined for English Language Learners

garment

noun

Definition of garment for English Language Learners

  • : a piece of clothing


GARMENT Defined for Kids

garment

noun gar·ment \ ˈgär-mənt \

Definition of garment for Students

: an article of clothing


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