My first time I stayed among the locals, venturing into the bazaars unchallenged, often donning a burqa.
From the fall runways to city streets, men are donning kilts and other skirts this year.
Nearly bald at his death, he was donning a black wig stitched into the “fuzzy strands of his closely cropped white hair.”
See if you still feel comfortable walking around in a Robert Griffin III jersey while donning warpaint.
And Prince, apparently, performed a three-hour set replete with six encores, all while donning a “spirit animal” ski hat.
Conquering her natural fears she rose, and donning a dressing gown, unconsciously tried the handle of her door.
If monsieur feels that the cap fits him, I shall not stay him in the act of donning it.
Therefore, instead of donning his official garb, he went down stairs to hunt up his badge and handcuffs.
It was a quarter to eleven, and the men were donning their oilskins, with a view to hauling.
donning it and a fine warm boat cloak, I accompanied the skipper to the deck and walked aft to take a look at the task before me.
1520s, from Spanish or Portuguese don, title of respect, from Latin dominus "lord, master." The university sense is c.1660, originally student slang; underworld sense is 1952, from Italian don, from Late Latin domnus, from Latin dominus (see domain). The fem. form is Dona (Spanish/Portuguese), Donna (Italian).
early 14c. contraction of do on (see doff). "After 1650 retained in popular use only in north. dialect; as a literary archaism it has become very frequent in 19th c." [OED]. Related: Donned; donning.