Definition of dressing gown in English:

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dressing gown

Pronunciation: /ˈdresiNG ˌɡoun/


A long loose robe, typically worn after getting out of bed or bathing.
Example sentences
  • 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.
  • Linen pyjamas and woollen dressing gowns were everywhere.
  • While the guards still wore their uniform, the nobles were in their nightdresses and dressing gowns.

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Syllabification: dress·ing gown

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