- The definition of a garment is a piece of clothing.
An example of a garment is a shirt.
A woman choosing a garment for a child.
garment definition by Webster's New World
- any article of clothing
- clothes; costume
- a covering
Origin: Middle English contr. ; from Old French garnement ; from garnir: see garnish
garment definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English, from Old French garnement, from garnir, to equip, of Germanic origin; see wer-4 in Indo-European roots.