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dressing gown

a tailored robe worn for lounging or for grooming, applying makeup, etc.
Origin of dressing gown
1770-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for dressing gown
  • He was lying on his bed in a dressing gown, a hunting gun next to his body.
  • He's in a dressing gown, which he removes, slinging it behind his back to his butler.
  • He was wearing only his dressing gown, which he took off.
  • He dashed out in pajamas and dressing gown, chased the villains over a high wall, hurried shivering back to bed.
  • He therefore spends the time in his bedroom, arrayed in a dressing gown.
  • He had his spectacles on and was wearing a tartan dressing gown and a white neckerchief.
British Dictionary definitions for dressing gown

dressing gown

a full robe worn before dressing or for lounging
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