article of clothing

Definitions of article of clothing
  1. noun

    a covering designed to be worn on a person’s body

    clothing, habiliment, vesture, wear, wearable
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    accessory, accouterment, accoutrement

    clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing
    apparel, clothes, dress, wearing apparel

    clothing in general
    array, raiment, regalia

    especially fine or decorative clothing
    attire, dress, garb

    clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion

    clothing to be worn at a beach

    black clothing (worn as a sign of mourning)

    blue clothing

    a different or fresh set of clothes
    civilian clothing, civilian dress, civilian garb, plain clothes

    ordinary clothing as distinguished from uniforms, work clothes, clerical garb, etc.

    clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women’s clothing when worn by a man)

    clothing worn on a person’s feet

    an article of clothing
    gray, grey

    clothing that is a grey color
    hand wear, handwear

    clothing for the hands
    headdress, headgear

    clothing for the head

    knitted clothing
    leisure wear

    informal clothing designed to be worn when you are relaxing

    clothing suitable for relaxation
    man’s clothing

    clothing that is designed for men to wear

    an article of apparel worn about the neck
    nightclothes, nightwear, sleepwear

    garments designed to be worn in bed
    outerwear, overclothes

    clothing for use outdoors
    protective garment

    clothing that is intended to protect the wearer from injury

    ready-made clothing

    an article of clothing (garment or shoe) that is easily slipped on or off

    cheap clothing (as formerly issued to sailors in Britain)
    street clothes

    ordinary clothing suitable for public appearances (as opposed to costumes or sports apparel or work clothes etc.)

    custom-made clothing
    duds, threads, togs

    informal terms for clothing

    clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification

    an archaic term for clothing
    woman’s clothing

    clothing that is designed for women to wear
    work-clothes, work-clothing

    clothing worn for doing manual labor

    women’s clothing that has a fitted top and a flared skirt that is widest at the hemline
    ao dai

    the traditional dress of Vietnamese women consisting of a tunic with long sleeves and panels front and back; the tunic is worn over trousers

    a garment of cloth or leather or plastic that is tied about the waist and worn to protect your clothing
    arm guard, arm pad

    a pad worn by football players and hockey goalkeepers
    athletic supporter, jock, jockstrap, supporter, suspensor

    a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise

    a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)
    biohazard suit

    a loose one-piece garment worn to protect the wearer against dangerous biological or chemical agents
    body pad

    a pad worn by hockey goalkeeper
    brace, gallus, suspender

    elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)
    bandeau, bra, brassiere

    an undergarment worn by women to support their breasts
    breechcloth, breechclout, loincloth

    a garment that provides covering for the loins
    burka, burqa

    a loose garment (usually with veiled holes for the eyes) worn by Muslim women especially in India and Pakistan

    a garment made of camlet fabric

    a tight-fitting headdress
    chest protector

    protective garment consisting of a pad worn in baseball by catchers and by football players
    civies, civvies

    civilian garb as opposed to a military uniform

    anything worn or placed about the neck

    the attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball

    the attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class

    unusual or period attire not characteristic of or appropriate to the time and place

    the prevalent fashion of dress (including accessories and hair style as well as garments)

    a loose-fitting protective garment that is worn over other clothing
    diaper, napkin, nappy

    garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement

    any attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer’s identity
    diving dress, diving suit

    a weighted and hermetically sealed garment supplied with air; worn by underwater divers
    dress, frock

    a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    beaver, dress hat, high hat, opera hat, silk hat, stovepipe, top hat, topper

    a man’s hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur
    ecclesiastical attire, ecclesiastical robe

    attire that is appropriate to wear in a church
    elbow pad

    protective garment consisting of a pad worn over the elbow by football and hockey players

    elaborate or showy attire and accessories
    evening clothes, evening dress, eveningwear, formalwear

    attire to wear on formal occasions in the evening
    foul-weather gear

    protective garment that is intended to keep the wearer dry and warm in bad weather

    a garment made of the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
    furnishing, trappings

    (usually plural) accessory wearing apparel

    a neckpiece made of fur

    handwear: covers the hand and wrist
    gown, robe

    outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions
    gown, scrubs, surgical gown

    protective garment worn by surgeons during operations
    G-string, thong

    minimal clothing worn by stripteasers; a narrow strip of fabric that covers the pubic area, passes between the thighs, and is supported by a waistband

    a distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order
    habit, riding habit

    attire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman’s attire)
    haick, haik

    an outer garment consisting of a large piece of white cloth; worn by men and women in northern Africa
    false hair, hairpiece, postiche

    a covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment

    outgrown garment passed down from one person to another
    chapeau, hat, lid

    headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
    head covering, veil

    a garment that covers the head and face

    a protective headgear made of hard material to resist blows
    hip pad

    protective garment consisting of a pad worn by football and hockey players

    a headdress that protects the head and face

    man’s close-fitting garment of the 16th and 17th centuries covering the legs and reaching up to the waist; worn with a doublet
    hose, hosiery

    socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear)

    garments (clothes or linens) that are to be (or have been) ironed
    jeweled headdress, jewelled headdress

    a headdress adorned with jewels
    jump suit

    one-piece uniform worn by parachutists
    jump suit, jumpsuit

    one-piece garment fashioned after a parachutist’s uniform

    an Arab headdress consisting of a square piece of cloth folded into a triangle and fastened over the crown by an agal

    (Swahili) a long garment (usually white) with long sleeves; worn by men in East Africa
    knee pad

    protective garment consisting of a pad worn by football or baseball or hockey players
    laundry, wash, washables, washing

    garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
    leg covering, legging, leging

    a garment covering the leg (usually extending from the knee to the ankle)
    body suit, cat suit, leotard, unitard

    a tight-fitting garment of stretchy material that covers the body from the shoulders to the thighs (and may have long sleeves or legs reaching down to the ankles); worn by ballet dancers and acrobats for practice or performance

    uniform worn by some menservants and chauffeurs

    an article of clothing designed for comfort and leisure wear
    lounging jacket, smoking jacket

    a man’s soft jacket usually with a tie belt; worn at home
    lounging pajama, lounging pyjama

    pajamas worn while lounging

    garments that must be repaired
    military uniform

    prescribed identifying uniform for soldiers
    miter, mitre

    a liturgical headdress worn by bishops on formal occasions
    morning dress

    formal attire for men during the daytime

    a garment made of motley (especially a court jester’s costume)

    a warm tubular covering for the hands

    civilian dress worn by a person who is entitled to wear a military uniform

    articles of clothing worn about the neck
    housecoat, neglige, negligee, peignoir, wrapper

    a loose dressing gown for women
    gown, night-robe, nightdress, nightgown, nightie

    lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women

    nightclothes worn by men
    getup, outfit, rig, turnout

    a set of clothing (with accessories)

    (usually plural) work clothing consisting of denim trousers (usually with a bib and shoulder straps)
    outer garment, overgarment

    a garment worn over other garments
    jammies, pajama, pj’s, pyjama

    (usually plural) loose-fitting nightclothes worn for sleeping or lounging; have a jacket top and trousers
    peplos, peplum, peplus

    a garment worn by women in ancient Greece; cloth caught at the shoulders and draped in folds to the waist
    pressure suit

    protective garment consisting of an inflatable suit for space or high altitude flying

    a garment (coat or sweater) that has raglan sleeves

    a garment (especially a coat) that can be worn inside out (with either side of the cloth showing)

    any loose flowing garment
    romper, romper suit

    a one-piece garment for children to wear at play; the lower part is shaped like bloomers

    a garment made of coarse sacking; formerly worn as an indication of remorse
    scapular, scapulary

    garment consisting of a long wide piece of woolen cloth worn over the shoulders with an opening for the head; part of a monastic habit

    a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration

    a garment (as a jacket or coat or robe) made of sealskin

    a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments
    shin guard, shinpad

    a stiff protective garment worn by hockey players or a catcher in baseball to protect the shins

    a garment worn on the upper half of the body
    shoulder pad

    protective garment consisting of a hard rounded pad worn by football players to protect their shoulders

    the brightly colored garments of a jockey; emblematic of the stable

    a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
    activewear, athletic wear, sportswear

    attire worn for sport or for casual wear

    garment consisting of a V-shaped panel of stiff material worn over the chest and stomach in the 16th century
    straightjacket, straitjacket

    a garment similar to a jacket that is used to bind the arms tightly against the body as a means of restraining a violent person
    suit, suit of clothes

    a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color

    a child’s garment consisting of a brief top and shorts
    swaddling bands, swaddling clothes

    a garment (a gown or narrow strips of cloth) for an infant
    jumper, sweater

    a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
    sweat suit, sweats, sweatsuit, workout suit

    garment consisting of sweat pants and a sweatshirt
    bathing costume, bathing suit, swimming costume, swimsuit, swimwear

    tight fitting garment worn for swimming
    thigh pad

    protective garment consisting of a pad worn over the thighs by football players
    throat protector

    protective garment worn by hockey goalkeeper and catcher in baseball

    a garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips

    headdress consisting of a decorative ribbon or bow worn in the hair

    a garment (or part of a garment) designed for or relating to trousers
    pant, trouser

    (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately

    a traditional Muslim headdress consisting of a long scarf wrapped around the head
    undergarment, unmentionable

    a garment worn under other garments
    vest, waistcoat

    a man’s sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat
    war paint

    full ceremonial regalia
    weeds, widow’s weeds

    a black garment (dress) worn by a widow as a sign of mourning
    wet suit

    a close-fitting garment made of a permeable material; worn in cold water (as by skin divers) to retain body heat

    headdress of cloth; worn over the head and around the neck and ears by medieval women

    heavy-duty clothes for manual or physical work

    a garment (as a dress or coat) with a full length opening; adjusts to the body by wrapping around
    wrist pad

    protective garment consisting of a pad worn by football players
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    consumer goods

    goods (as food or clothing) intended for direct use or consumption

    an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

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