- Present participle of apparel.
Variant of apparel
- clothing; garments; attire
- anything that clothes or adorns: the white apparel of winter
- Archaic a ship's outfit or furnishings, as rigging, anchor, guns, etc.
Origin of apparelMiddle English appareil ; from Old French apareil ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form appariculum, equipment ; from an unverified form appariculare, to clothe ; from Classical Latin apparare: see apparatus