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Sunday, April 11, 2010

Definitions for dishabille

  1. The state of being carelessly or partially dressed.
  2. Casual or lounging attire.
  3. An intentionally careless or casual manner.

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Citations for dishabille
People meant to be fully clothed lounge around in dishabille. John Simon, New York Magazine
But, unlike the Black Knights, Princeton . . . was in varying states of dishabille -- some players in warmups, some in uniform, some halfway between. , Daily Princetonian
Origin of dishabille
1665-1675
Dishabille comes from French déshabiller, "to undress," from dés-, "dis-" + habiller, "to clothe, to dress."
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