Now updated for CSW19. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.
|a tightly-woven camel-hair fabric or tunic, worn by Arabs.
|in India, a knee-length coat with a high collar.
|a priest's long white vestment.
|amis amice almuce
|a strip of linen worn by priests round the shoulders. The pl. of AMIS is AMISES.
|a skin or cloth hooded jacket worn in Polar regions; a similar weatherproof garment worn elsewhere. [Inupiaq (Greenlandic) annoraaq.]
|designed to prevent clinging e.g. of fabrics.
|designed to prevent sagging.
|a piece of cloth, leather etc, worn to protect clothes from dirt
|like an apron.
|a band of cloth worn round the sleeve; an inflatable plastic cuff worn on the upper arm as a buoyancy aid.
|a hole for the arm in a garment.
|a kind of PARKA worn in Canada.
|a woman's short nightdress.
|a wraparound garment that fits around the back.
|a short loose jacket worn in Malaysia and Indonesia.
|a long formal dress worn to a ball.
|a man's loose overcoat with raglan sleeves. [From Balmacaan, near Inverness, Scotland].
|an outer petticoat worn by Basque and Spanish women.
|a robe worn for taking a bath.
|a soldier's attire for battle.
|as in batwing sleeve: a sleeve with a deep armhole and a tight cuff.
|wear suitable for the beach.
|a kind of overcoat. [From Joseph Benjamin, a tailor].
|a BENJAMIN, a kind of overcoat.
|clad in a robe. N.B. no BEROBE*.
|wearing a suit.
|a cloth or plastic shield put under a young child's chin; (of an apron, overalls, etc) the front part above the waist.
|not wearing a BIB.
|like a bib.
|a brief swimming-costume, in two separate parts > BIKINIS.
|wearing a BIKINI.
|a light jacket, often in the colours or with the badge of a club, school, etc.
|wearing a blazer.
|a shirt-like garment for women; a short, loose jacket gathered into a waistband, part of a soldier's or airman's battledress; (verb) to puff out loosely.
|a loose outer garment gathered into a waistband.
|an undergarment which flattens the stomach, bottom etc.
|a close-fitting one-piece garment.
|a long flowing garment. [Fr. from Malinki bubu].
|destitute of a bow.
|a short jacket.
|a swimming costume which covers the whole body with the exception of the face, hands, and feet, suitable for wear by Muslim women.
|a long garment with short sleeves and a square neckline worn by Ugandan women > BUSUUTIS.
|a kind of tunic.
|cagoul cagoule kagool kagoul kagoule
|a lightweight, weatherproof anorak.
|camese camisa camise camisia
|a loose shirt or tunic, as worn by Arabs.
|a loose light robe.
|a short-sleeved shirt.
|cardigan > CARDIS, CARDIES.
|a knitted woollen jacket with buttons up the front, named after Lord Cardigan (1797-1868).
|wearing a cardigan.
|a close-fitting ankle-length clergyman's garment.
|wearing a CASSOCK.
|an item of clothing one no longer wishes to wear, and passes on to another.
|a type of one-piece trouser suit.
|a waxed wrapping for the dead.
|a jacket worn by cowboys.
|a sleeveless ecclesiastical garment.
|a garment for the upper body; esp. a woman's loose-fitting undergarment or dress hanging straight from the shoulders.
|an oriental dress with a slit skirt and a mandarin collar. [Chinese 'long gown'].
|chimar chimer chimere
|a loose sleeveless robe worn by Anglican bishops.
|a loose tunic worn in ancient Greece; a kind of shellfish.
|a short, close-fitting blouse worn under a sari > CHOLIS.
|a white robe put on newly baptised child.
|a haircloth shirt worn as penance.
|cimar cymar simar simarre
|a loose coat, an undergarment formerly worn by women.
|clothes. N.B. no CLAE*.
|an outer garment with sleeves; an overcoat; (verb) to cover with a coat, in various senses.
|a dress styled like a coat, usu. with a line of buttons from neckline to hemline.
|a coat with short flaps.
|not wearing a coat; also, not possessing a coat.
|the back part of a tailcoat.
|the waist or bodice of a lady's dress; as, a low corsage.
|a manner of dressing; dress, clothing; (verb) to dress.
|costumes taken collectively.
|of or pertaining to a costume.
|the act of dressing.
|a medieval close-fitting sleeved tunic, worn by both sexes.
|a short surplice > COTTAS or COTTAE.
|a one-piece work garment.
|wearing a COVERALL.
|(coll.) a swimming costume.
|having a CROTCH.
|clothing suitable for a leisure cruise.
|the end of the sleeve near the wrist; a covering for the wrist; (verb) to strike esp. round the head.
|a type of coat.
|daishiki dasheki dashiki
|an African tunic.
|an ecclesiastical robe or other outer vestment.
|clothes worn for dancing.
|wear suitable for the day.
|the low-cut neckline of a woman's garment.
|a low-cut at the neck.
|of e.g. costume, no longer in fashion. Cf. DEMODE.
|a baby's nappy; (verb) to change a baby's nappy.
|a state of undress; a careless toilet.
|a long-sleeved collarless white garment worn by some Muslim men.
|an Alpine peasant woman's dress.
|loosely dressed; also, loose, negligent.
|to divest of a mask.
|djibbah jubhah jibbah jubbah djibba
|a long loose outer garment worn by Muslims.
|a long Turkish outer robe; a woman's coat with cape-like arm-pieces; a hussar's jacket.
|a close-fitting body garment formerly worn by men, with or without sleeves and a short skirt.
|cloth, textiles etc.; (verb) to drape.
|a cord for drawing a garment tight.
|an arrangement of strings used to protect a rider's dress from contact with a bicycle wheel.
|a ribbed woollen dress.
|a close-fitting air- and watertight synthetic suit for wearing in esp cold water, that retains warmth by a layer of air, and allows clothing to be worn underneath it .
|an overall; a light overcoat.
|an insertion in a garment.
|to put on a robe.
|one who enrobes.
|a sleeveless garment worn by priests in ancient Israel.
|a one-sleeved or (in Rome) sleeveless garment > EXOMIONS, EXOMISES. [Gk. exomis, from ex-, out + omos, shoulder].
|a small eye or hole to receive a lace or cord, as in garments, sails, etc; (verb) to make eyelets in > EYELETED, EYELETTED; EYELETING, EYELETTING.
|a narrow strip of material worn on the left sleeve by a priest.
|in Australia, a shirt made of flannel or flannelette.
|a woman's or child's dress; a monk's wide-sleeved garment; (verb) to provide with a frock.
|destitute of a frock.
|an article of clothing made of fur.
|a woollen sweater, a jersey.
|a gap between buttoned buttons or closed snaps on a garment > GAPOSISES.
|a fashion of dress; (verb) to clothe, array.
|without a garb.
|any article of clothing; (verb) to dress in a garment.
|a judo or karate costume.
|a light often padded waistcoat, usu. worn for warmth by women.
|a sleeveless jacket worn beneath a hauberk.
|a triangular piece of cloth inserted in a skirt.
|a loose flowing outer garment; (verb) to attire in a gown.
|wearing a GREATCOAT.
|a Levantine hooded jacket or cloak; an overcoat, especially a thick hooded seaman's coat > GREGOS.
|a short-sleeved, lightweight sports shirt designed to be worn untucked.
|a close-fitting knitted woollen jersey.
|a triangular-shaped piece let in to a garment; (verb) to make with a gusset; to insert a gusset into.
|a schoolgirl's belted tunic.
|a suit worn for gymnastics.
|clothing, especially for a particular purpose.
|a stuffed jacket worn under mail.
|the height or level of the hem of a dress, skirt, etc.
|a type of sweater.
|the line of the hip.
|hippen hippin hipping
|a baby's nappy tied round the hips.
|a kind of SWEATSHIRT with a hood.
|a woman's usu long coatlike dressing-gown, worn at home.
|a shawl or loose robe worn in the house.
|an embroidered dress of Mexico > HUIPILS or HUIPILES.
|the scanty white cotton garment worn by Muslim pilgrims to Mecca.
|a loose overcoat with a detachable cape.
|a long cotton outer garment (usually white) worn by Moslem women.
|a short coat; (verb) to enclose in a jacket.
|without a jacket.
|a close-fitting garment.
|a kind of jacket.
|a knitted (usu woollen) garment for the upper body; a fine knitted fabric in cotton.
|wearing a JERSEY.
|a long robe worn by Muslim women.
|a short JERKIN.
|a caped overcoat worn by women in the 18c for riding.
|jacket and trousers worn by a practitioner of judo > JUDOGIS.
|a type of overall, slipped over the head.
|a one-piece garment for either sex, combining trousers and jacket or blouse.
|a woman's jacket.
|a loose tunic.
|in S. Asia, a loose tunic, worn by women.
|a piece of cotton cloth wound round the body as a dress.
|a long white garment worn by men in E. Africa.
|a S. African garment of animal skins.
|kellaut khalat khilat killut
|a robe of honour.
|a blouse worn by Malay women.
|a patchwork garment.
|a loose-fitting Indian tunic.
|a piece of striped cloth wound round the waist.
|a traditional Japanese costume > KIMONOS.
|wearing a KIMONO.
|a man's or woman's tunic or coat.
|wearing a KIRTLE, a man's or woman's tunic or coat.
|a white robe used in Jewish ceremonies.
|any knitted garment.
|clothes for women.
|a thick quilted jumper worn by sailors.
|part of a coat, jacket etc. folded back as a continuation of the collar.
|a fold or flap on a garment or headdress worn by priest.
|having a LAPPET, a fold or flap on a garment or headdress worn by priest.
|clothing, bedding, etc., for new-born child.
|clothes worn for leisure activities.
|a skintight garment worn by dancers, acrobats, etc.
|wearing a LEOTARD.
|wearing a LIVERY.
|the identifying uniform, badge, etc., of a member of a guild or one of the servants of a feudal lord.
|informal clothing designed to be worn at home.
|lunge lungi lungyi
|in India, a long cloth used as a loin cloth, turban etc.
|a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized cloth. [From Charles Macintosh (1760-1843), who invented it].
|of a garment, cut with the sleeves in a piece with the rest. No —S.
|a change of appearance.
|a man's swimming costume consisting of a narrow V-shaped piece of material extending from the crotch to the shoulders.
|a woman's loose gown > MANTOES or MANTOS; MANTEAUS.
|one who wears a mask.
|a maxi garment > MAXIS.
|a long coat.
|a dress that reaches the ankles.
|clothing for men.
|a female MERVEILLEUX, a fashion extremist.
|a fashion extremist.
|a garment reaching to the middle of the calf.
|a garment reaching to the middle of the thigh.
|a short dress.
|a raincoat of hemp etc > MINOS.
|a woman's topless swimsuit.
|a jester's variegated costume.
|civilian clothes, especially when worn by someone who normally wears a uniform. [Arabic mufti, from afta, to decide a legal point].
|a long loose dress.
|draped with or dressed in muslin.
|a tag attached to a garment with a name on.
|an infant's diaper.
|a pad of disposable material or a folded square of towelling, muslin, etc placed between a baby's legs and kept in place by a fastening at the waist, for absorbing urine and; (adj.) of beer, having a head, frothy > NAPPIER, NAPPIEST.
|a practitioner of NATURISM, communal nudity.
|without a neck.
|a woman's light dressing-gown, esp. one of flimsy semi- transparent fabric trimmed with ruffles, lace, etc.
|clothes worn for bed.
|clothes worn at night.
|a gown worn for bed.
|clothes worn at night.
|not needing to be ironed.
|a consciously unobtrusive style of dress.
|an item of clothing one no longer wishes to wear, and passes on to another, a CASTOFF.
|an Eastern bishop's vestment like the pallium > OMOPHORIA.
|a soft, loose-fitting, one-piece garment worn by adults for sleeping or lounging.
|in the Orthodox Church, a deacon's stole > ORARIA, ORARIUMS.
|a protective loose coat worn over ordinary clothes for dirty work.
|a garment worn over a blouse.
|with too many clothes on.
|an outdoor coat worn over one's indoor clothes, a topcoat.
|reaching above the knee.
|a shirt worn over another shirt without being tucked in.
|a sleeve that goes over another sleeve.
|light loose-fitting trousers and a jacket or top, worn for sleeping.
|a loose overcoat.
|an oblong rectangular piece of cloth, worn by Roman ladies, and fastened with brooches > PALLAE (not PALLAS*).
|a dress; a robe.
|a thin, sheet-like garment. The pl. of PANNICULUS is PANNICULUSES.
|a dress having a divided skirt.
|a type of woman's suit.
|a rich decoration, hanging or robe > PARAMENTA or PARAMENTS.
|a sailor's coarse thick overcoat.
|in the style of a peasant.
|a woman's dressing-gown.
|a draped outer robe worn usu by women in ancient Greece > PEPLOSES, PEPLUSES.
|an overskirt supposed to be like the peplos; hence, a short skirt-like section attached to the waistline of a dress, blouse or jacket > PEPLUMS or PEPLA.
|wearing a PEPLUM, a flounce at the waistline of a blouse, dress, etc.
|an Eastern vestment like a CHASUBLE > PHAELONIONS; PHELONIA or PHELONIONS.
|a gown or case of skin, or one trimmed or lined with fur.
|a loose protective garment worn over a dress.
|wearing a PINAFORE.
|pinner pinnie pinny
|(coll.) a pinafore.
|a very narrow stripe in cloth.
|clothes worn rather than uniform.
|a child's suit for playing in.
|relating to any clothing worn for play > PLAYWEARS.
|pertaining to rain; (noun) a floor-length open-fronted ecclesiastical garment.
|a little pouch or bag, esp one fitted in or attached to a garment.
|poshteen posteen postin
|an Afghan greatcoat. [Persian posti, leather].
|a mediaeval quilted doublet.
|as in puffa jacket, a warm and quilted jacket.
|a lady's long, close-fitting dress made with waist and skirt in one.
|a jersey, jumper, or other body garment put on over the head.
|(coll.) a pullover.
|light loose-fitting trousers and a jacket or top, worn for sleeping.
|a loose overcoat with large sleeves. [From Lord Raglan, an English general].
|a coat worn to keep off the rain.
|to make proof against rain.
|any garments worn as protection against rain.
|a shirt worn by surfers a protection against the sun.
|a ready-made item of clothing.
|a long plain double-breasted outside coat for women.
|any part of a garment which is turned back.
|a gown or loose outer garment; a gown or dress of office, rank or state; (verb) to dress in a robe.
|resembling a robe.
|the act of putting on of robes or clothes.
|the surplice-like vestment of a bishop or abbot.
|a one-piece garment covering the legs and trunk, worn esp. by a young child.
|roon royne rund
|a strip of cloth, a selvage.
|an Eastern bishop's vestment > SACCOI or SACCOSES; SAKKOI or SAKKOSES.
|a woman's loose-fitting gown; a train of silk hanging from the shoulders of such a gown.
|as in salwar kameez, an Indian garment.
|an outfit worn by Chinese women.
|in the Spanish Inquisition, a yellow scapular-shaped garment, with a red St Andrew's cross before and behind, worn by a confessed and penitent heretic > SANBENITOS.
|the national dress of Russian peasant woman.
|a Hindu woman's chief garment, a long cloth wrapped round the waist and passed over the shoulder and head.
|a shirt, a chemise.
|a sort of petticoat worn by both sexes in Java and the Malay Archipelago. [Malay, lit. sheath]
|a mediaeval peasant's sleeveless jacket.
|a loose sleeveless vestment falling in front and behind, worn by certain religious orders and devout persons.
|(Yiddish) clothing, rags.
|an opening for the insertion of a sleeve.
|of a garment, conforming somewhat to the lines of the body.
|partially nude; half naked.
|a vest or undershirt.
|in India, a man's knee-length coat buttoning up to the chin > SHERWANIS.
|a chemise. SHIMMY is also a verb: to dance the SHIMMY.
|a loose sleeved garment, esp for men, covering the upper part of the body.
|the neckband of a shirt.
|a straight dress with a collar like a shirt's.
|wearing a shirt.
|cloth for shirts.
|without a shirt.
|resembling a shirt.
|the longer flap at the back of a shirt.
|a woman's tailored shirt with details copied from men's.
|a tailored dress with a SHIRTWAIST top.
|a woman's short jacket.
|of clothes, resistant to light rain.
|a one-piece garment worn by cyclists, atheltes etc.
|fitting the body closely like a skin > SKINTIGHTS.
|clothes for skiing > SKIWEARS
|a loose gown; a slovenly dressed woman.
|a baby's all-in-one garment for sleeping in.
|clothes for sleeping in > SLEEPWEARS.
|the part of a garment covering, or partially covering, the arm; (verb) to cover with a sleeve.
|the part of a sleeve nearest the hand; a cuff or wristband.
|a small sleeve.
|a raincoat of a smooth and usu. brightly coloured material.
|wearing a SLICKER.
|a silky sleeveless dress.
|a garment easily put on over the head.
|without a slit.
|a loose, protective garment, usu of coarse cloth, worn by artists etc.; (verb) to clothe in a smock.
|a suit for wearing in snow.
|a Roman Catholic priest's CASSOCK.
|a protective suit worn by astronauts.
|a vestment like an ALB worn by Orthodox priests.
|a narrow ecclesiastical vestment or scarf.
|having or wearing a stole.
|given an old faded appearance using small pieces of pumice.
|a garment without (shoulder) straps.
|having straps > STRAPPIER, STRAPPIEST.
|clothes suitable for wear in the street.
|a kind of coarse blanket or garment used by the North American Indians.
|a tunic worn under another tunic.
|in the early English church, a kind of cassock worn under the alb > SUBUCULAS.
|like a suit.
|in Fiji, a cloth worn as a sarong.
|cut low to expose the back to sunlight.
|a low-cut dress, leaving the arms, shoulders and back exposed to the sun.
|not fading in the sunlight.
|a costume for sunbathing.
|an ecclesiastical garment worn over the shoulders.
|a tunic worn over armour.
|a loose-fitting ankle length overgarment worn by clerics.
|wearing a SURPLICE.
|a man's coat to be worn over his other garments; an overcoat, especially when long, and fitting closely like a body coat.
|in New Zealand, a heavy all-weather woollen shirt.
|a heavy jersey for leisurewear, intervals in exercise etc.
|wearing a sweater.
|a la long-sleeved knitted cotton sweater, usu fleecy on the inside.
|a loose-fitting suit consisting of sweater and trousers, usu close-fitting at wrist and ankle, worn by athletes etc.
|a costume worn for swimming.
|anything worn for swimming.
|an apron; a part of dress resembling an apron.
|a kind of outer coat, or overcoat > TAGLIONIS. [From a celebrated Italian family of professional dancers].
|a man's formal coat, with narrow tails at the back.
|a woman's tailored suit.
|an ankle-length robe.
|a garment worn by Burmese women.
|a brief string-like bikini. [Portugese, ult. of Bantu origin].
|clad in tartan.
|garments that resist penetration by thorns.
|a Roman garment > TOGAS or TOGAE.
|wearing a TOGA.
|wearing a TOGA.
|wearing a TOGA.
|clothes; garments; dress; as, fishing togs or toggery.
|clothes suitable for town > TOWNWEARS.
|(coll.) a tracksuit.
|a loose warm suit intended to be worn by athletes when warming up or training.
|without a train.
|a kind of loose dress for women.
|clothes collected by a bride for her marriage > TROUSSEAUS or TROUSSEAUX.
|a puffed sleeve.
|a Roman shirtlike undergarment. [L. tunica].
|wearing a tunic.
|a short ecclesiastical vestment worn by bishop or subdeacon.
|a part of a garment etc. which is folded back.
|a dinner jacket. [From a fashionable club at Tuxedo Park, NY]. The pl. of TUXEDO is TUXEDOES or TUXEDOS.
|wearing a TUXEDO.
|a cardigan and jumper made more or less to match.
|a loose, long overcoat.
|wearing an ULSTER.
|a light ULSTER.
|a coat worn under another; a light coat, as distinguished from an overcoat, or a greatcoat.
|a gown worn under another, or under some other article of dress.
|a sleeve underneath another sleeve.
|to dress in uniform; (adj.) > UNIFORMER, UNIFORMEST.
|a leotard that also covers the legs.
|not wearing a shirt.
|not vented, e.g. of a jacket.
|something that is unwearable.
|an Armenian EPHOD, a sacerdotal habit.
|a kind of loose jacket.
|of or like a VESTIMENT, vestment
|a ceremonial garment, esp one worn in religious ceremonies.
|relating to VESTURE, clothing.
|clothing, esp. ecclesiastical; anything that covers or cloaks; (verb) to clothe.
|a garment, plain or ornamental, reaching to or below the waist and now sleeveless, worn by men at different periods under doublet, coat, jacket etc.
|having a waist.
|wammus wampus wamus
|a kind of cardigan or strong jacket buttoned at the neck or wrists.
|garments that may be washed without being damaged.
|that can be washed without losing colour or dye.
|a wearable article, a garment.
|a type of windproof jacket with elasticated cuffs and waistband.
|a windproof jacket.
|clothes suitable for women.
|woollen; (noun) a woollen garment.
|a garment made of wool.
|a woollen garment.
|clothes for work.
|of an article of clothing, that wraps round.
|part of a thing, usu. a garment, that overlaps another part of itself.
|a kind of light kimono.
|a shepherd's sheepskin coat. The pl. of ZAMARRO is ZAMARROS.
|without a zip.
|having the top opening fastened with a zipper. N.B. this is an adjective: no —S.
|as in zoot suit, a kind of man's suit with baggy trousers and long jacket.