A woman choosing a garment for a child.
An example of a garment is a shirt.
- any article of clothing
- [pl.] clothes; costume
- a covering
Origin of garmentME, contr. from Old French garnement from garnir: see garnish
transitive verbgar·ment·ed, gar·ment·ing, gar·ments
Origin of garmentMiddle English from Old French garnement from garnir to equip of Germanic origin ; see wer-4 in Indo-European roots.
- A single item of clothing.
- See also clothing
From Old French garnement, guarnement, from garnir (“to garnish, adorn, fortify”), from Frankish.