Definition of 'garb'
Example sentences containing 'garb'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Why is it necessary to wear this ridiculous garb to watch a horse race? Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is a real risk that forcing people to wear this garb will deter them from cycling. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The nun has become a sensation since auditioning in full religious garb. The Sun (2014)His wiry form was scrubbed and dressed in garb that young men normally wear only to funerals and for appearances before the headmaster. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They wore clerical garb at all times, and were not allowed out alone. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Following are adapted excerpts from a very long letter he wrote to a novice who had given up the military life for clerical garb. Christianity Today (2000)He gave a warning that no society was immune from violence, and the worst was one which donned the garb of religion. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is, naturally, wearing medieval garb. The Sun (2013)
Trends of 'garb'
Used Occasionally. garb is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage over:
Definition of garb from the Collins English Dictionary
Study guides for every stage of your learning journey
Whether you're in search of a crossword puzzle, a detailed guide to tying knots, or tips on writing the perfect college essay, Harper Reference has you covered for all your study needs.
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.