New words. 2013.
New words. 2013.
Clothing — in history Clothing refers to any covering for the human body that is worn. The wearing of clothing is exclusively a human characteristic and is a feature of nearly all human societies. The amount and type of clothing worn depends on functional… … Wikipedia
clothing — cloth‧ing [ˈkləʊðɪŋ ǁ ˈkloʊ ] noun [uncountable] clothes used especially about a particular type of clothes: • clothing manufacturers * * * clothing UK US /ˈkləʊðɪŋ/ noun [U] ► clothes in general: »The store sells women s clothing. »a… … Financial and business terms
Clothing — Cloth ing, n. 1. Garments in general; clothes; dress; raiment; covering. [1913 Webster] From others he shall stand in need of nothing, Yet on his brothers shall depend for clothing. Milton. [1913 Webster] As for me, . . . my clothing was sackloth … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
clothing — c.1200, from prp. of CLOTHE (Cf. clothe) … Etymology dictionary
clothing — *clothes, dress, attire, apparel, raiment … New Dictionary of Synonyms
clothing — ► NOUN ▪ clothes collectively … English terms dictionary
clothing — [klō′thiŋ] n. [ME: see CLOTH] 1. wearing apparel; clothes; garments 2. a covering … English World dictionary
clothing — n. 1) to put on; wear clothing 2) to take off one s clothing 3) heavy; light; outer; protective; warm clothing 4) summer; winter clothing 5) custom made, tailor made; ready to wear; secondhand, used; shabby; trendy clothing 6) an article of… … Combinatory dictionary
Clothing — The dress in barbarian Europe was most likely a combination of traditional Germanic clothing and imported Roman fashions. Clothing was relatively uniform throughout the Roman and post Roman world, although there was variation in style and… … Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe
clothing — cloth|ing [ˈkləuðıŋ US ˈklou ] n [U] the clothes that people wear ▪ the basic necessities such as food and clothing warm/outdoor/waterproof etc clothing ▪ Lab workers must wear protective clothing. item/article/piece of clothing ▪ She took only a … Dictionary of contemporary English