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clothes British & World English

Items worn to cover the body

clothes English Thesaurus

she took off her clothes and crawled into bed

clothe British & World English

Put clothes on (oneself or someone); dress

clothes peg British & World English

A wooden or plastic clip for securing clothes to a clothes line

clothes horse British & World English

A frame on which washed clothes are hung to air indoors

clothes line British & World English

A rope or wire on which washed clothes are hung to dry

clothes moth British & World English

A small, drab moth whose larvae feed on a range of animal fibres and can be destructive to clothing and other domestic textiles

plain clothes British & World English

Ordinary clothes rather than uniform, especially when worn by police officers

street clothes British & World English

Clothes suitable for everyday wear in public

swaddling clothes British & World English

Narrow bands of cloth formerly wrapped round a newborn child to restrain its movements and quieten it

the emperor's new clothes British & World English

Used in reference to a situation in which people believe or pretend to believe in the worth or importance of something that is worthless, or fear to point out an obvious truth that is counter to prevailing opinion

bedclothes British & World English

Coverings for a bed, such as sheets and blankets

nightclothes British & World English

Clothes worn in bed

the emperor's new clothes in emperor British & World English

Used in reference to a situation in which people believe or pretend to believe in the worth or importance of something that is worthless, or fear to point out an obvious truth that is counter to prevailing opinion