robe de chambre

noun
robe de cham·​bre | \ ˌrōb-də-ˈshäⁿbrᵊ How to pronounce robe de chambre (audio) , -ˈshäm-brə \
plural robes de chambre\ ˌrōb(z)-​də-​ˈshäⁿbrᵊ How to pronounce robes de chambre (audio) , -​ˈshäm-​brə \

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Recent Examples on the Web Otherwise, fashion pointed toward the hyper-seductive, Hollywood-femme-fatale style of glamorous nightgowns and robes de chambre, made in luscious satin and heavily encrusted with lace. Tiziana Cardini, Vogue, "A Century-Old Florentine Atelier Looks to the Future With Its First Resort Collection," 14 June 2019

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First Known Use of robe de chambre

1687, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for robe de chambre

French

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“Robe de chambre.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/robe%20de%20chambre. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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