Definition of dressing gown in English:

dressing gown

noun

British
  • A long, loose robe, typically worn after getting out of bed or bathing.

    • ‘They all jumped a mile in the air as she came out of the bathroom, a dressing gown wrapped around her.’
    • ‘In 1963 he set up his own small company making pyjamas and dressing gowns.’
    • ‘Linen pyjamas and woollen dressing gowns were everywhere.’
    • ‘The owner's wife stood on the bottom step of the stairs, a woollen dressing gown clutched about her.’
    • ‘As I cruised past, I saw people dressed in silk dressing gowns and cowboy hats milling about in the rain.’
    • ‘While the guards still wore their uniform, the nobles were in their nightdresses and dressing gowns.’
    • ‘She was wearing a light dressing gown and a pale blue woollen hat because her hair had never grown back after chemotherapy.’
    • ‘I am wearing a long white gown; I spot a dressing gown on the nearby chair.’
    • ‘I'm sitting in my dressing gown and tracksuit bottoms, having spent the whole day in bed.’
    • ‘He hops onto the train and finds a carriage full of kids who, like him, are all in their pyjamas and dressing gowns.’
    • ‘His black happi is wrapped around his bulky frame like a dressing gown.’
    • ‘I held the phone in my hand again and let my spare one reach to my waist to fiddle with the material belt of my dressing gown.’
    • ‘Wouldn't it be nice if life consisted entirely of silk dressing gowns, champagne, and silver cocktail shakers?’
    • ‘She was wearing a gold dressing gown, with a blue sash at the waist, and pink slippers with pom-poms.’
    • ‘At the moment he was dressed in a pair of old slippers and a worn dressing gown, thrown over a set of striped flannel pyjamas.’
    • ‘But he was attention was caught by two figures in dressing gowns, hurrying towards the church, and he looked round, his heart pleased that someone had come.’
    • ‘There were people sitting out in their gardens in dressing gowns, drinking coffee and cheering us on.’
    • ‘An inquest in the city heard how she was wearing a red dressing gown and pyjamas with her arms folded neatly across her chest.’
    • ‘I sit up, my messy blonde hair falling everywhere and look around for my clothes, or a dressing gown, but I see nothing.’
    • ‘Pete slipped quietly out of bed, put on his dressing gown, and tip-toed into the bathroom.’
    housecoat, bathrobe, dressing gown, robe, negligee, kimono
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Pronunciation:

dressing gown

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