Definition of 'gown'

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Example sentences containing 'gown'

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It was a strapless ivory gown with sequins. The Sun (2016)She wore a white dressing gown with pink stars after being kept in overnight. The Sun (2016)One said we wore dressing gowns when taking a different path to the sheds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the weight of her wedding gown pulls her under too. The Sun (2016)The time constraints meant that she had to testify in full stage make-up and dressing gown. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The current Burberry collection showed dressing gowns in a similarly new light. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I make two huge pots of tea and we sit around in our dressing gowns eating croissants and drinking tea. The Sun (2016)Don't do dressing gowns either. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The strapless pink chiffon gown the princess chose for a royal tour of Japan is one of the styles revisited in this new collection. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This would be the first of many town and gown battles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her temper was not improved by the first sight of herself in a strapless gown. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These kind of hospital gowns have for a long time been an embarrassment. The Sun (2009)He was wearing a dressing gown and hoodie when he was taken in for questioning. The Sun (2014)She and two friends once paraded in wedding gowns daubed with red paint to highlight domestic violence. Times, Sunday Times (2015)White silk pyjamas and a white silk dressing gown. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Velvet dressing gown or fluffy white dressing gown? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Now she is stylish and edgy in designer gowns on the red carpet. The Sun (2015)The other violence he recalls was town versus gown. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The smallest hospital gown swamped his body. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My mum slipped on the wedding gown train and spilled red wine all over my wife. The Sun (2009)The actress wore a stunning white gown for her third wedding. The Sun (2016)So he offended both sides of the town and gown divide. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Recently she appeared to be showing prospective buyers around the house dressed in a night dress and dressing gown. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The end is in sight for hospital gowns that force patients to wander the wards with their dignity hanging out. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The sleek hairstyles and elegant gowns she favours reflect that grown-up approach. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She dazzled in a strapless, embroidered gown and classic veil. The Sun (2013)The Duchess looked radiant in a red satin gown. The Sun (2016)But they looked uncannily similar in their flowing strapless gowns and smoky make-up. The Sun (2010)I felt embarrassed that so many firefighters and police turned up when all it needed was for me to wear my dressing gown. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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Translations for 'gown'

British English: gown NOUN
A gown is a dress, usually a long dress, which women wear on formal occasions.
The new ball gown was a great success.
  • American English: gown
  • Brazilian Portuguese: vestido
  • Chinese: > 长礼服女用
  • European Spanish: vestido
  • French: robe
  • German: Kleid
  • Italian: vestito lungo
  • Japanese: 正装ドレス
  • Korean: 여성용 예복
  • European Portuguese: vestido
  • Spanish: vestido


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