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[bath-rohb, bahth-] /ˈbæθˌroʊb, ˈbɑθ-/
a long, loose, coat-like garment, often tied with a belt of the same material, worn before and after a bath, over sleepwear, or as leisure wear at home.
Origin of bathrobe
1900-05, Americanism; bath1 + robe Unabridged
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Examples from the web for bathrobe
  • The mouse steps from the mousehole, collapses the telescope, and thrusts it into his bathrobe pocket.
  • Seven houses down in the opposite direction another neighbor heard the noise and walked outside in her bathrobe to look around.
  • She was dressed in a bathrobe and wearing hair rollers in the tiny kitchenette in their private quarters.
  • All bathrooms are full-size and private, and are furnished with hair dryer and bathrobe.
  • Each room offers a bathrobe and luxury bath amenities, and guests can request butler service to help meet all special requests.
  • All rooms have refrigerators, individual climate control, bathrobe and plug-ins for the television for your electronic devices.
  • All bathrooms are en suite and furnished with bathrobe and slippers.
  • You'll be surprised at how much time you spend in your bathing suit, your bathrobe, or a t-shirt and shorts.
  • Guests receive a bathrobe in which to enjoy an ocean view from their room and local artists' artwork.
  • The episode started with her in a bathrobe and full makeup.
British Dictionary definitions for bathrobe


a loose-fitting garment of towelling, for wear before or after a bath or swimming
(US & Canadian) a dressing gown
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for bathrobe

1894, from bath (n.) + robe (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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