Synonyms of 'clothing'
clothesDictionary, wear, dressThe refugees were given food, clothing and shelter.
The shops stock an extensive range of beach wear.
a well-groomed gent in smart dress and specs
I used to wear trendy gear but it just looked ridiculous.
He couldn't work in such a fancy get-up.
She was wearing an outfit we'd bought the previous day.
Even from a distance, the effect of his costume was stunning.
splurging on an expensive new wardrobe of clothes
a dashing ensemble in navy and white
Women's apparel is offered in petite, regular and tall sizes.
clobber (British, slang)
women dressed in their finest attire
He wore the garb of a general.
glad rags (informal)
raiment (archaic, poetic)
Coats and cloaks Dresses Hats Jackets religion Shoes and boots Skirts Socks and tights Suits Sweaters Ties and cravats Trousers and shorts underwear
see also subject word lists:
The origins of clothing are not practical. They are mystical and erotic. The primitive man in the wolf-pelt was not keeping dry; he was saying: `Look what I killed. Aren't I the best?'The apparel oft proclaims the man – Hamlet]Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in societyBeware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes – Walden]Thou shalt not wear a garment of divers sort, as of woollen and linen together [Bible: Deuteronomy]kilt: a costume sometimes worn by Scotchmen in America and Americans in Scotland – The Devil's Dictionary]
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Thesaurus for clothing from the Collins English Thesaurus
Clothing is the things that people wear.