clothing

[[t]klo͟ʊðɪŋ[/t]]
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Clothing is the things that people wear.

Some locals offered food and clothing to the refugees...

What is your favourite item of clothing?...

Wear protective clothing.

...the clothing industry.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Clothing — in history Clothing refers to any covering for the human body that is worn. The wearing of clothing is exclusively a human characteristic and is a feature of nearly all human societies. The amount and type of clothing worn depends on functional… …   Wikipedia

  • clothing — cloth‧ing [ˈkləʊðɪŋ ǁ ˈkloʊ ] noun [uncountable] clothes used especially about a particular type of clothes: • clothing manufacturers * * * clothing UK US /ˈkləʊðɪŋ/ noun [U] ► clothes in general: »The store sells women s clothing. »a… …   Financial and business terms

  • Clothing — Cloth ing, n. 1. Garments in general; clothes; dress; raiment; covering. [1913 Webster] From others he shall stand in need of nothing, Yet on his brothers shall depend for clothing. Milton. [1913 Webster] As for me, . . . my clothing was sackloth …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clothing — badge item burqini butt bra camikini casualization covert couture dejab dress correctness …   New words

  • clothing — c.1200, from prp. of CLOTHE (Cf. clothe) …   Etymology dictionary

  • clothing — *clothes, dress, attire, apparel, raiment …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • clothing — ► NOUN ▪ clothes collectively …   English terms dictionary

  • clothing — [klō′thiŋ] n. [ME: see CLOTH] 1. wearing apparel; clothes; garments 2. a covering …   English World dictionary

  • clothing — n. 1) to put on; wear clothing 2) to take off one s clothing 3) heavy; light; outer; protective; warm clothing 4) summer; winter clothing 5) custom made, tailor made; ready to wear; secondhand, used; shabby; trendy clothing 6) an article of… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Clothing —    The dress in barbarian Europe was most likely a combination of traditional Germanic clothing and imported Roman fashions. Clothing was relatively uniform throughout the Roman and post Roman world, although there was variation in style and… …   Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe

  • clothing — cloth|ing [ˈkləuðıŋ US ˈklou ] n [U] the clothes that people wear ▪ the basic necessities such as food and clothing warm/outdoor/waterproof etc clothing ▪ Lab workers must wear protective clothing. item/article/piece of clothing ▪ She took only a …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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