Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Definitions for dishabille
- The state of being carelessly or partially dressed.
- Casual or lounging attire.
- An intentionally careless or casual manner.
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Citations for dishabille
People meant to be fully clothed lounge around in dishabille.
But, unlike the Black Knights, Princeton . . . was in varying states of dishabille -- some players in warmups, some in uniform, some halfway between.
Origin of dishabille
Dishabille comes from French déshabiller, "to undress," from dés-, "dis-" + habiller, "to clothe, to dress."