bathrobe
noun Date: 1890 a loose often absorbent robe worn before and after bathing or as a dressing gown

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bathrobe — 1894, from BATH (Cf. bath) (n.) + ROBE (Cf. robe) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bathrobe — ► NOUN ▪ a dressing gown made of towelling …   English terms dictionary

  • bathrobe — ☆ bathrobe [bath′rōb΄ ] n. a loose robe for wearing to and from the bath or for lounging …   English World dictionary

  • Bathrobe — A pink bathrobe A bathrobe, dressing gown or housecoat is a robe. A bathrobe is usually made from towelling or other absorbent textile, and may be donned while the wearer s body is wet, serving both as a towel and an informal garment. A dressing… …   Wikipedia

  • bathrobe — [[t]bɑ͟ːθroʊb[/t]] bathrobes 1) N COUNT A bathrobe is a loose piece of clothing made of the same material as towels. You wear it before or after you have a bath or a swim. 2) N COUNT A bathrobe is a dressing gown. He got out of bed and pulled on… …   English dictionary

  • bathrobe — UK [ˈbɑːθˌrəʊb] / US [ˈbæθˌroʊb] noun [countable] Word forms bathrobe : singular bathrobe plural bathrobes a loose piece of clothing like a soft coat that you wear before or after taking a bath or shower …   English dictionary

  • bathrobe — /bath rohb , bahth /, n. a long, loose, coat like garment, often tied with a belt of the same material, worn before and after a bath, over sleepwear, or as leisure wear at home. [1900 05, Amer.; BATH1 + ROBE] * * * …   Universalium

  • bathrobe — noun A robe usually made of terrycloth intended to be worn to preserve modesty when there is no immediate need to fully dress. See Also: kimono, nightgown, towel, dressing gown …   Wiktionary

  • bathrobe — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. robe, lounging robe, wrapper, housecoat, negligee, kimono, happi coat, peignoir, muu muu, duster, smock, wraparound, tunic, bed jacket, dressing gown, smoking jacket; see also clothes …   English dictionary for students

  • bathrobe — bath|robe [ˈba:θrəub US ˈbæθroub] n a long loose piece of clothing shaped like a coat, that you wear especially before or after having a bath or ↑shower →↑dressing gown …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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