Definition of 'robe'
Example sentences containing 'robe'
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I was wearing a bath robe, naked underneath. The Sun (2017)I really didn't expect to be asked to take off my shirt and trousers and put on a robe. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This was no gnarled old desert king in flowing robes. The Sun (2010)Scarlet summer robes are no longer issued or worn. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What you wear under your robe is up to you. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My husband put on his robe and stumbled to the door. Christianity Today (2000)The vehicles contained five men dressed in the flowing robes and turbans of nomadic tribesmen. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Its frame was filled by a tall figure in a long white robe. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She included a sketch of herself in flowing robes with a male alien. The Sun (2008)He wears a long red robe and a tightly tied red turban. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He also smoked far too much opium and was known to ride into battle in yellow silk robes on a white mare. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He had previously appeared dressed in orange robes, sitting at a table in a dark room. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She wasn't putting on heavy robes and going in carriages. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A printed silk pyjama robe over jeans or tailored trousers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)EVER wondered why lawyers wear those flowing robes? The Sun (2011)A novice dressed in formal robes met them at the top of the steps. The Broken God (1993)I saw men and women standing about in flowing robes and thought they had great dignity. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)A man in a long white robe stepped forward. What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)I had a hangover and was staggering around the house in loose robes, trying to find some restorative tomato juice. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'robe'
British English: robe NOUN
formal A robe is a loose piece of clothing which covers all of your body and reaches the ground. You can describe someone as wearing a robe or as wearing robes.
The judge was wearing a black robe.
British English: robe NOUN
dressing gown A robe is a piece of clothing, usually made of toweling, which people wear in the house, especially when they have just gotten up or taken a bath.
He put on a robe and went down to the kitchen.
Definition of robe from the Collins English Dictionary
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