Garment meaning

gärmənt
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An article of clothing.
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To clothe; dress.
verb
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A covering.
noun
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To cover with, or as with, a garment; clothe.
verb
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The definition of a garment is a piece of clothing.

An example of a garment is a shirt.

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A single item of clothing.
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See also clothing.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
garment
Plural:
garments

Origin of garment

  • Middle English from Old French garnement from garnir to equip of Germanic origin wer-4 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French garnement, guarnement, from garnir (“to garnish, adorn, fortify”), from Frankish.

    From Wiktionary