Wardrobe meaning

wôrdrōb
A closet or movable cabinet, usually relatively tall and provided with hangers, etc., for holding clothes.
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A tall cabinet, closet, or small room built to hold clothes.
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Garments considered as a group, especially all the articles of clothing that belong to one person.
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A collection of clothing.
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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.

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The department in charge of wearing apparel, jewelry, and accessories in a royal or noble household.
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A room where clothes are kept; esp., a room in a theater where costumes are kept.
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A collection of clothes.
  • 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.
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In a royal or noble household, the department in charge of clothes.
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A cabinet in which clothes may be stored.
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The department (people working in that department) that obtains and stores articles of clothing for use in theatrical or motion picture productions.
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The clothing one owns or needs, often for a specific purpose such as work.
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(intransitive) To provide (a film, a customer, etc.) with clothing.
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Origin of wardrobe

  • Middle English warderobe from Old North French warder to guard wer-3 in Indo-European roots robe garment robe

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

  • From Old Northern French warderobe, a northern variant of garderobe, from garder "˜to keep safe' + robe.

    From Wiktionary