Garment

  • 1Garment — Gar ment, n. [OE. garnement, OF. garnement, garniment, fr. garnir to garnish. See {Garnish}.] Any article of clothing, as a coat, a gown, etc. [1913 Webster] No man putteth a piece of new cloth unto old garment. Matt. ix. 16. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2garment — c.1400, variant of garnement (early 14c.), from O.Fr. garnement garment, attire, clothes, from garnir fit out, provide, adorn (see GARNISH (Cf. garnish)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3garment — [gär′mənt] n. [ME, contr. < OFr garnement < garnir: see GARNISH] 1. a) any article of clothing b) [pl.] clothes; costume 2. a covering vt. to cover with, or as with, a garment; clothe …

    English World dictionary

  • 4garment — [n] article of clothing apparel, array, attire, costume, covering, drapes*, dress, duds*, feathers*, garb, gear, get up*, habiliment, habit, outfit, raiment, robe, things*, threads*, togs*, uniform, vestments, wear, weeds*; concept 451 …

    New thesaurus

  • 5garment — ► NOUN ▪ an item of clothing. ORIGIN Old French garnement equipment , from garnir (see GARNISH(Cf. ↑garnish)) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6garment — 01. The King was dressed in [garments] of the finest materials, and a golden crown was upon his head. 02. Hazel has a job fitting [garments] for actors in a local theater production. 03. When testing a patient s blood pressure, [garments] worn… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 7garment — gar|ment [ˈga:mənt US ˈga:r ] n [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: garnement equipment , from garnir; GARNISH2] formal a piece of clothing ▪ She pulled the garment on and zipped it up. garment industry/factory/district etc ▪ She works in the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8garment */*/ — UK [ˈɡɑː(r)mənt] / US [ˈɡɑrmənt] noun [countable] Word forms garment : singular garment plural garments formal a piece of clothing. This word is used especially when talking about the production and sale of clothes waterproof outer garments The… …

    English dictionary

  • 9garment — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ outer ▪ finished ▪ foundation ▪ heavy ▪ knitted, silk, woollen/woolen …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10Garment — invitation to visit: Garment seamy anile seward icon do ; Garment the garden, Maud, I mirrored the gaiter loan (Tennyson) …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 11garment — Australian Slang invitation to visit: Garment seamy anile seward icon do ; Garment the garden, Maud, I mirrored the gaiter loan (Tennyson) …

    English dialects glossary

  • 12garment — n. a foundation garment * * * [ gɑːmənt] a foundation garment …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13garment — gar|ment [ garmənt ] noun count FORMAL ** a piece of clothing. This word is used especially when talking about the production and sale of clothes: waterproof outer garments The garment workers were being paid very low wages. the fashion garment… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14garment — See: FOUNDATION GARMENT …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 15garment — See: FOUNDATION GARMENT …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 16garment — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French garnement, from garnir to equip more at garnish Date: 14th century an article of clothing II. transitive verb Date: circa 1547 to clothe with or as if with a garment …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17garment — See: foundation garment …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 18garment — [[t]gɑ͟ː(r)mənt[/t]] garments N COUNT A garment is a piece of clothing; used especially in contexts where you are talking about the manufacture or sale of clothes. Many of the garments have the customers name tags sewn into the linings …

    English dictionary

  • 19garment — noun the brown tweed is a lovely garment all of her garments seem to be red Syn: item of clothing, article of clothing; informal getup; (garments) clothes, clothing, dress, garb, outfit, costume, attire; informal gear, togs, duds, threads; formal …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 20garment — /ˈgamənt / (say gahmuhnt) noun 1. any article of clothing. 2. Obsolete outer covering: a garment of radiance. –verb (t) 3. to clothe. {Middle English, from Old French garnement, from garnir equip. See garnish} –garmentless, adjective …

    Australian-English dictionary