- The definition of a wardrobe refers to a cabinet used to hang clothing, or to a collection of clothing, or a room or area where clothes are kept.
- A tall armoire in your bedroom you keep clothing in is an example of a wardrobe.
- All of the pants, skirts, dresses, shorts, shoes and shirts you own are an example of your wardrobe.
- The department that an actor goes to in order to get fitted for a costume is an example of wardrobe.
A large wardrobe.
wardrobe definition by Webster's New World
- a closet or movable cabinet, usually relatively tall and provided with hangers, etc., for holding clothes
- a room where clothes are kept; esp., a room in a theater where costumes are kept
- a collection of clothes; esp.,
- the complete supply of clothes of a person
- a supply of clothes for a particular season or purpose: a spring wardrobe
- the collection of costumes of a theater or theatrical company
- in a royal or noble household, the department in charge of clothes
Origin: Middle English warderobe ; from Norman French for Old French garderobe ; from garder (see guard) plush robe, robe
wardrobe definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A tall cabinet, closet, or small room built to hold clothes.
- Garments considered as a group, especially all the articles of clothing that belong to one person.
- a. The costumes belonging to a theater or theatrical troupe.b. The place in which theatrical costumes are kept.
- The department in charge of wearing apparel, jewelry, and accessories in a royal or noble household.
Origin: Middle English warderobe, from Old North French : warder, to guard; see wer-3 in Indo-European roots + robe, garment; see robe.