Definition of robe de chambre in English:

robe de chambre

noun

  • A dressing gown or nightdress.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Philip Ayres (1638–1712), poet and translator. From French robe de chambre from robe + de + chambre bedroom.

Pronunciation

robe de chambre

/ˌrɒb də ˈʃɒmbrə/