- The definition of clothing is what someone wears to cover their body.
Jeans and a shirt are examples of clothing.
A closet filled with clothing.
clothing definition by Webster's New World
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- wearing apparel; clothes; garments
- a covering
Origin: ME: see cloth
clothing definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- Clothes considered as a group; wearing apparel.
- A covering.
clothing - Ologies & -Isms Definition
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cerement the cloth or clothing in which the dead are wrapped for burial or other form of funeral. couture the art and practice of dressmaking and designing. —couturier, couturière, n. falalery, fallalery showy articles of clothing; finery. —fallal, n. garmenture clothes or garments, considered collectively. gaudery finery or showy adornment, as in clothing. habiliments clothing, especially for professional, ceremonial, or other special purposes. millinery the art and trade of designing and making women’s hats. —milliner, n. toggery 1. clothes, collectively. 2. a particular outfit of clothes.
clothing - Phrases/Idioms
Variant of clothe