Definitions for: Clothes


[n] covering designed to be worn on a person's body



Webster (1913) Definition: Clothes (? or ?; 277), n. pl. [From Cloth.]
1. Covering for the human body; dress; vestments; vesture; --
a general term for whatever covering is worn, or is made
to be worn, for decency or comfort.

She . . . speaks well, and has excellent good
clothes. --Shak.

If I may touch but his clothes, I shall be whole.
--Mark. v. 28.

2. The covering of a bed; bedclothes.

She turned each way her frighted head, Then sunk it
deep beneath the clothes. --Prior.

Body clothes. See under Body.

Clothes moth (Zo["o]l.), a small moth of the genus Tinea.
The most common species (T. flavifrontella)is yellowish
white. The larv[ae] eat woolen goods, furs, feathers, etc.
They live in tubular cases made of the material upon which
they feed, fastened together with silk.

Syn: Garments; dress; clothing; apparel; attire; vesture;
raiment; garb; costume; habit; habiliments.

Synonyms: apparel, article of clothing, clothing, vesture, wear, wearing apparel

See Also: accessory, accouterment, accoutrement, array, attire, beachwear, black, blue, brace, change, civilian clothing, civilian dress, civilian garb, consumer goods, covering, dress, duds, finery, footwear, gallus, garb, garment, gray, grey, G-string, handwear, headdress, headgear, knitwear, leisure wear, lounger, neckpiece, nightclothes, nightwear, outerwear, overclothes, plain clothes, protective garment, raiment, regalia, slip-on, slops, sportswear, street clothes, suspender, threads, togs, uniform, wardrobe, work-clothes, work-clothing

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