housecoat
noun Date: 1913 a woman's often long-skirted informal garment for wear around the house

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • housecoat — n. a loose dressing gown for women. Syn: negligee, neglige, peignoir, wrapper. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • housecoat — ► NOUN ▪ a woman s long, loose robe for informal wear around the house …   English terms dictionary

  • housecoat — ☆ housecoat [hous′kōt΄ ] n. a woman s garment, typically long and loose, for casual wear at home …   English World dictionary

  • housecoat — UK [ˈhaʊsˌkəʊt] / US [ˈhaʊsˌkoʊt] noun [countable] Word forms housecoat : singular housecoat plural housecoats a long loose dress worn by a woman over her underwear or nightclothes when she is at home …   English dictionary

  • housecoat — [[t]ha͟ʊskoʊt[/t]] housecoats N COUNT A housecoat is a long loose piece of clothing that some women wear over their underwear or nightclothes when they are at home during the day. Syn: dressing gown …   English dictionary

  • housecoat — /hows koht /, n. a woman s robe or dresslike garment in various lengths, for casual wear about the house. [1915 20; HOUSE + COAT] * * * …   Universalium

  • housecoat — noun a bathrobe …   Wiktionary

  • housecoat — Canadian Slang type of bathrobe you can wear to get the morning paper, and not worry about being seen by the neighbors. robe one wears around the house …   English dialects glossary

  • housecoat — house|coat [ˈhaus kəut US kout] n a long loose coat worn at home to protect clothes while cleaning etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • housecoat — house|coat [ haus,kout ] noun count a long loose dress worn by a woman over her underwear or NIGHTCLOTHES when she is at home …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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