Articles of Clothing 2

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Words Related to Clothes and Fashion - Articles of Clothing 2

Read this lesson to learn the names of some articles of clothing in English, such as "stocking", "tights" and "turtleneck".

Words Related to Clothes and Fashion
nightgown
nightgownnoun

a long loose garment similar to a nightdress, worn by women or girls in bed

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nightshirt
nightshirtnoun

a long loose garment like a shirt worn in bed

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niqab
niqabnoun

a veil that covers the face except the eyes, worn by some Muslim women in public

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outfit
outfitnoun

a set of clothes that one wears together, especially for an event or occasion

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overall
overallnoun

(usually plural) a casual garment consisting of pants, a chest flap and straps over the shoulders, made of denim or other fabrics

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overcoat
overcoatnoun

a long coat worn in cold weather to keep the body warm

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pajamas
pajamasnoun

a loose jacket or shirt and pants worn in bed

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pants
pantsnoun

a piece of clothing that covers the body from the waist to the ankles, with a separate part for each leg

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pantyhose
pantyhosenoun

a thin legwear for women fitting tight to the hips, legs and feet, worn as an undergarment

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pinafore
pinaforenoun

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

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pullover
pullovernoun

a warm knitted piece of clothing made of wool with long sleeves and no buttons

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raincoat
raincoatnoun

a long, light coat, typically with a belt, made of water-resistant fabric that keeps us dry in the rain

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rainwear
rainwearnoun

clothes made of waterproof material, keeping us dry in the rain

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robe
robenoun

a loose piece of clothing worn indoors before taking a bath

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safari suit
safari suitnoun

a light-colored suit usually with pockets on the front of the jacket, worn by men in hot weather

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sari
sarinoun

a long piece of cotton or silk that is wrapped around the body in style, forming a dress, originally worn by women in the Indian subcontinent

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sarong
sarongnoun

a long piece of fabric wrapped around the body and knotted around the waist or armpits, originally worn by men or women in Malaysia and Indonesia

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scarf
scarfnoun

a piece of cloth, worn around the neck or head, especially to keep warm

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shawl
shawlnoun

a long piece of fabric worn over the head or shoulders

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shirt
shirtnoun

(usually for men) a piece of clothing worn on the upper half of the body, typically with a collar and sleeves, and with buttons down the front

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shorts
shortsnoun

short pants that reach to the knees

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skirt
skirtnoun

a piece of clothing for girls or women that fastens around the waist and hangs down around the legs

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smock
smocknoun

a loose piece of clothing worn over one's garments in order to protect them, while working

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sock
socknoun

a piece of clothing made of soft material for the foot and lower part of the leg that we wear inside our shoes

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stocking
stockingnoun

a tight-fitting women's garment made of nylon or silk, covering the foot and leg, sometimes held up by suspenders

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suit
suitnoun

a set of clothes made of the same material, designed to be worn together, typically including a jacket with pants or a skirt

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sweater
sweaternoun

a piece of clothing worn on the upper body, made of wool or cotton, with long sleeves

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tailcoat
tailcoatnoun

a very formal coat for men that is short at the front with two long pointed parts at the back

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tank top
tank topnoun

a close-fitting top with no sleeves or collar that is held up by shoulder straps

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tights
tightsnoun

pantyhose; a piece of women’s clothing made of very thin material that fits tight over the feet and legs and goes up to the waist

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top
topnoun

an item of clothing that is worn to cover the upper part of the body

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trousers
trousersnoun

a piece of clothing that covers the body from the waist to the ankles, with a separate part for each leg

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t-shirt
t-shirtnoun

a casual shirt with short sleeves and no collar or buttons or just a few buttons at the top

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tube top
tube topnoun

a close-fitting top made of a stretchy fabric, with no straps, worn by women or girls

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tunic
tunicnoun

a hip-length loose-fitting blouse that women wear with pants or a skirt

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turtleneck
turtlenecknoun

a sweater with a lifted collar that covers the neck

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tuxedo
tuxedonoun

a black or white suit for men, worn with a bow tie as a formal evening wear

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uniform
uniformnoun

the special set of clothes that all members of an organization or a group wear at work, or children wear at a particular school

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veil
veilnoun

a garment made of fine material that women wear to conceal or protect their face

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vest
vestnoun

a sleeveless piece of clothing that is worn under a jacket and over a shirt

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windbreaker
windbreakernoun

a type of jacket that fits tight around cuffs, neck, and waistband protecting one from the wind

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