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clothes
 
items of clothing to wear on your body
 
take off
 
to remove something from somewhere, often used with clothes that you remove from your body
 
wear
 
to carry or have equipped on or about one's body, as an item of clothing, equipment, decoration, etc.
 
undress
 
to remove one's clothing (often completely)
 
get dressed
 
to put on clothes
 
coat
 
an outer garment covering the upper torso and arms, usually worn outside
 
raincoat
 
a waterproof coat worn in the rain
 
jacket
 
a piece of clothing worn on the upper body outside a shirt or blouse, often waist to thigh length
 
sweatshirt
 
a loose shirt, usually made of a knit fleece, for athletic wear and now often used as casual apparel
 
cardigan
 
a type of sweater or jumper that fastens up the front with buttons or a zipper, usually machine- or hand-knitted from wool
 
pullover
 
a sweater that must be put on by pulling it over the head, without buttons or a zipper on the front
 
polo-neck sweater
 
a warm sweater that also covers your neck
 
hoodie
 
a sweatshirt, with an integral hood and, sometimes, a large kangaroo pocket at the front
 
shirt
 
a rather thin article of clothing that is worn on the upper part of the body, and often has sleeves, either long or short, that cover the arms
 
blouse
 
an outer garment, usually loose, that is similar to a shirt and reaches from the neck to the waist or below, usually a woman's shirt that buttons down the front
 
suit
 
a set of clothes to be worn together, especially a man's matching jacket and trousers, or a similar outfit for a woman
 
T-shirt
 
a lightweight shirt without buttons, with short sleeves and no collar, often made of cotton and frequently bearing a picture or slogan
 
trousers
 
an article of clothing that covers the part of the body between the waist and the ankles, and is divided into a separate part for each leg
 
pair of trousers
 
 
jeans
 
a pair of trousers made from denim cotton
 
pair of jeans
 
 
 
  • clothes
    • clothes[kləʊðz](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • items of clothing to wear on your body
    • Example:
      • Let's go shopping to get some new clothes!
      • Synonym(s):
        apparel
  • take off
    • take off(phrasal verb)
    • Definition:
      • to remove something from somewhere, often used with clothes that you remove from your body
    • Example:
      • Can you please take off your shirt, Sir?
    • wear, wore, worn[wɛə](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to carry or have equipped on or about one's body, as an item of clothing, equipment, decoration, etc.
    • Example:
      • He's wearing some nice pants today.
      • Homophone(s):
        ware, where
  • undress
    • undress[ʌnˈdɹɛs](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to remove one's clothing (often completely)
    • Example:
      • Before she goes to bed, she undresses herself.
      • Antonym(s):
        get dressed
  • get dressed
    • get dressed(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to put on clothes
    • Example:
      • Kids, you need to get dressed or you'll be late for school!
  • coat
    • coat, coats[kəʊt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an outer garment covering the upper torso and arms, usually worn outside
    • Example:
      • I love your black coat!
  • raincoat
    • raincoat, raincoats['reɪnkəʊt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a waterproof coat worn in the rain
    • Example:
      • It's raining and she can't find her raincoat.
  • jacket
    • jacket, jackets[ˈdʒæk.ɪt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a piece of clothing worn on the upper body outside a shirt or blouse, often waist to thigh length
    • Example:
      • Put on a jacket, please, it's cold outside.
      • Synonym(s):
        coat
  • sweatshirt
    • sweatshirt, sweatshirts['swɛtʃɜː(r)t](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a loose shirt, usually made of a knit fleece, for athletic wear and now often used as casual apparel
    • Example:
      • Can I borrow your sweatshirt? I'm freezing.
  • cardigan
    • cardigan, cardigans[ˈkɑːdɪɡən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a type of sweater or jumper that fastens up the front with buttons or a zipper, usually machine- or hand-knitted from wool
    • Example:
      • Wow, look at your new cardigan!
  • pullover
    • pullover, pullovers['pʊləʊ.və(ɹ)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sweater that must be put on by pulling it over the head, without buttons or a zipper on the front
    • Example:
      • This pullover doesn't match the jeans you're wearing.
  • polo-neck sweater
    • polo-neck sweater, polo-neck sweaters(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a warm sweater that also covers your neck
    • Example:
      • It's so cold outside, you better wear a polo-neck sweater.
  • hoodie
    • hoodie, hoodies[hʊdi](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sweatshirt, with an integral hood and, sometimes, a large kangaroo pocket at the front
    • Example:
      • You look funny in your over-sized hoodie!
  • shirt
    • shirt, shirts['ʃɜː(r)t](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a rather thin article of clothing that is worn on the upper part of the body, and often has sleeves, either long or short, that cover the arms
    • Example:
      • Have you got a new shirt?
  • blouse
    • blouse, blouses[blaʊs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an outer garment, usually loose, that is similar to a shirt and reaches from the neck to the waist or below, usually a woman's shirt that buttons down the front
    • Example:
      • She never wears blouses.
  • suit
    • suit, suits[suːt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a set of clothes to be worn together, especially a man's matching jacket and trousers, or a similar outfit for a woman
    • Example:
      • Nick hired a navy-blue suit for the wedding.
  • T-shirt
    • T-shirt, T-shirts[ˈtiːʃɜː(r)t](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a lightweight shirt without buttons, with short sleeves and no collar, often made of cotton and frequently bearing a picture or slogan
    • Example:
      • Many bands make more money from T-shirt sales than from ticket sales.
  • trousers
    • trousers[ˈtraʊzəz](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an article of clothing that covers the part of the body between the waist and the ankles, and is divided into a separate part for each leg
    • Example:
      • Are these the trousers your mother gave you for your birthday?
      • Synonym(s):
        pants
    • pair of trousers(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • He needs a new pair of trousers.
  • jeans
    • jeans[dʒiːnz](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a pair of trousers made from denim cotton
    • Example:
      • Traditionally most jeans are dyed dark blue.
      • Homophone(s):
        genes
    • pair of jeans(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • I love those pair of jeans you're wearing!
 

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clothes
wear
undress
coat
raincoat
jacket
sweatshirt
cardigan
pullover
hoodie
shirt
blouse
suit
trousers
jeans
 
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        hoodie
        hoddie
        jacket
        jacket
        coat
        coat
        sweatshirt
        sweatshirt
        get dressed
        get dressed
        raincoat
        raincoat
        clothes
        clothes
        T-shirt
        T-shirt
        cardigan
        cardigan
        pullover
        pullover
        suit
        suit
        take off
        take off
        polo-neck sweater
        polo-neck sweater
         
         
         

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        blouse
        an outer garment, usually loose, that is similar to a shirt and reaches from the neck to the waist or below, usually a woman's shirt that buttons down the front
        take off
        to remove something from somewhere, often used with clothes that you remove from your body
        suit
        a set of clothes to be worn together, especially a man's matching jacket and trousers, or a similar outfit for a woman
        trousers
        an article of clothing that covers the part of the body between the waist and the ankles, and is divided into a separate part for each leg
        sweatshirt
        a loose shirt, usually made of a knit fleece, for athletic wear and now often used as casual apparel
        jacket
        a piece of clothing worn on the upper body outside a shirt or blouse, often waist to thigh length
        cardigan
        a type of sweater or jumper that fastens up the front with buttons or a zipper, usually machine- or hand-knitted from wool
        shirt
        a rather thin article of clothing that is worn on the upper part of the body, and often has sleeves, either long or short, that cover the arms
        pair of trousers
        jeans
        a pair of trousers made from denim cotton
        pullover
        a sweater that must be put on by pulling it over the head, without buttons or a zipper on the front
        coat
        an outer garment covering the upper torso and arms, usually worn outside
        get dressed
        to put on clothes
        polo-neck sweater
        a warm sweater that also covers your neck
        T-shirt
        a lightweight shirt without buttons, with short sleeves and no collar, often made of cotton and frequently bearing a picture or slogan
         
         
         

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        sweatshirt
        a loose shirt, usually made of a knit fleece, for athletic wear and now often used as casual apparel
        jacket
        a piece of clothing worn on the upper body outside a shirt or blouse, often waist to thigh length
        shirt
        a rather thin article of clothing that is worn on the upper part of the body, and often has sleeves, either long or short, that cover the arms
        hoddie
        a sweatshirt, with an integral hood and, sometimes, a large kangaroo pocket at the front
        polo-neck sweater
        a warm sweater that also covers your neck
        take off
        to remove something from somewhere, often used with clothes that you remove from your body
        undress
        to remove one's clothing (often completely)
        jeans
        a pair of trousers made from denim cotton
        blouse
        an outer garment, usually loose, that is similar to a shirt and reaches from the neck to the waist or below, usually a woman's shirt that buttons down the front
        cardigan
        a type of sweater or jumper that fastens up the front with buttons or a zipper, usually machine- or hand-knitted from wool
        pullover
        a sweater that must be put on by pulling it over the head, without buttons or a zipper on the front
        coat
        an outer garment covering the upper torso and arms, usually worn outside
         
         
         
         

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