Articles of Clothing 1

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Words Related to Clothes and Fashion - Articles of Clothing 1

Read this lesson to learn the names of some articles of clothing in English, such as "headscarf", "leotard" and "jumper".

Words Related to Clothes and Fashion
apron
apronnoun

a piece of clothing that is tied around the waist which protects the front part of the body from stains, dirt, etc. when working

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bathrobe
bathrobenoun

a piece of clothing that is made of toweling, worn after or before taking a shower

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bell-bottoms
bell-bottomsnoun

pants that are quite wide below the knee

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bib
bibnoun

a piece of cloth or plastic fastened at the neck of a child to protect its clothes when eating or drinking

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blazer
blazernoun

a type of light jacket often worn as a uniform by the members of a union, school, club, etc.

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blouse
blousenoun

a shirt for women, typically with a collar, buttons and sleeves

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breeches
breechesnoun

short pants that end above the knee, often worn as a part of the outfit for horse riding

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burka
burkanoun

a loose garment that covers the body from head to toe, except the eyes, worn by some Muslim women

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cape
capenoun

a loose garment without sleeves that is fastened at the neck and hangs from the shoulders, shorter than a cloak

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capri pants
capri pantsnoun

close-fitting women's pants ending just below the knee

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cardigan
cardigannoun

a woolen jacket with buttons or a zipper at the front

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cargo pants
cargo pantsnoun

casual loose pants with pockets at the sides

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cloak
cloaknoun

a loose overgarment without sleeves fastened at the neck

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clothes
clothesnoun

the things we wear to cover our body, such as pants, shirts and jackets; clothing in general

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clothing
clothingnoun

the clothes that we wear; clothes collectively

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coat
coatnoun

a piece of clothing with long sleeves, worn outdoors and over other clothes to keep warm or dry

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cords
cordsnoun

a pair of pants made of thick cotton cloth with a rigged surface, called corduroy

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costume
costumenoun

pieces of clothing worn by actors or performers for a role, or worn by someone to look like another person or thing

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coverall
coverallnoun

a loose protective piece of clothing worn over other clothes for manual labor

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denim
denimnoun

(plural) jeans or other clothing made of denim

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dinner jacket
dinner jacketnoun

a black or white jacket for men worn with a bowtie as formal evening wear

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dress
dressnoun

a piece of clothing worn by women and girls that is made in one piece and covers the body down to the legs

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dressing gown
dressing gownnoun

a long loose robe with a belt that is worn indoors while dressing or resting

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duffle coat
duffle coatnoun

a heavy woolen coat with a hood and toggle fasteners

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fleece
fleecenoun

a pullover, jacket, etc. that is made from fleece material

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flight suit
flight suitnoun

a full-body garment, made of durable fire-resistant fabric, worn by the pilot or crew of a military aircraft, glider or helicopter

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garment
garmentnoun

a piece of clothing

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gown
gownnoun

a woman's evening dress with a long height, worn on formal or special occasions

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haberdasherynoun

items of clothing and accessories for men

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headscarf
headscarfnoun

a square piece of fabric used for covering the head and knotted under the chin, especially by women

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hijab
hijabnoun

a religious piece of clothing, worn by some Muslim women in public, covering the head and neck

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hoodie
hoodienoun

a piece of clothing such as a sweatshirt or jacket that has a cover for the head

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jacket
jacketnoun

a short light coat; a piece of clothing worn on the upper body, typically has sleeves and fastens down the front

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jammies
jammiesnoun

(usually plural and used by children) a loose and light two-piece garment worn in bed

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jeans
jeansnoun

pants made of denim (a type of strong cotton cloth), usually used for casual wear

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jersey
jerseynoun

a woolen or cotton piece of clothing with long sleeves and no buttons, which covers the upper body

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jilbab
jilbabnoun

a long and loose piece of outer garment that covers the whole body, except for the hands, face and feet, worn by some Muslim women

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jodhpurs
jodhpursnoun

pants that are loose-fitting above and tight-fitting below the knee, used for horse riding

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jumper
jumpernoun

a dress with no sleeves or collar that is worn over other garments

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kilt
kiltnoun

a knee-length woolen skirt in tartan pattern traditionally worn by Scottish men, and more recently women in the Highlands

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kimono
kimononoun

a long and loose robe with wide sleeves that is fastened with a sash, originally worn on formal occasions in Japan

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knickers
knickersnoun

loose-fitting short pants that covers up to the knee, worn in the past

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leggings
leggingsnoun

stretchy pants that fit the legs closely, usually worn by women

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leg warmers
leg warmersnoun

a pair of knitted socks that only cover the leg from ankle above

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leotard
leotardnoun

a tight-fitting garment made of stretchy fabric, covering the body from the shoulders to the top of the thighs, worn especially by ballet dancers, acrobats, etc.

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little black dress
little black dressnoun

a short or midi dress that is black and is worn by women outdoors or on any social occasion

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mackintosh
mackintoshnoun

a long coat made of rubberized cotton that is water-resistant and keeps one dry under the rain

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maxi
maxinoun

a long skirt, dress or coat ending near the ankles

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mini
mininoun

a very short skirt or dress that does not reach the knees

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miniskirt
miniskirtnoun

a skirt that is very short

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mitten
mittennoun

a type of glove with two parts, one of which covers the fingers and another the thumb

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