Definition of tea gown in English:

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tea gown

Pronunciation: /ˈtē ˌɡoun/

noun

dated
A long, loose-fitting dress, typically made of fine fabric and lace-trimmed, worn at afternoon tea and popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Example sentences
  • I dressed in a blue velvet tea gown with a lace underblouse.
  • I put on a simple light green silk and velvet tea gown and walked to their door.
  • The ladies were dressed in their best tea gowns and lace parasols were held over their heads by lacy fingers.

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