dressing gowndressing gown
a loose robe for wear when one is not fully clothed, as before dressing or when lounging
A robe worn for lounging or before dressing.
(plural dressing gowns)
- The princess was accordingly roused, and quickly came downstairs in a dressing-gown, her fair hair flowing loose over her shoulders.
- The anciennes cohues de France, gay, familiar and military, gave place to a stilted court life, a perpetual adoration, a very ceremonious and very complicated ritual, in which the demigod pontificated even in his dressing-gown.