Definitions for garbgɑrb

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

garbgɑrb(n.)

  1. a fashion or mode of dress, esp. of a distinctive kind:

    the garb of a monk.

    Category: Clothing

  2. wearing apparel; clothes.

    Category: Clothing

  3. outward appearance or form.

  4. (v.t.)to dress; clothe.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of garb:

1585–95; < MF garbe graceful outline < It garbo grace < Gmc; cf. OHG garawen, OE gearwian to prepare, adorn, gear

garb′less(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. attire, garb, dress(verb)

    clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion

    "formal attire"; "battle dress"

  2. dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel(verb)

    provide with clothes or put clothes on

    "Parents must feed and dress their child"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Garb(noun)

    clothing in general

  2. Garb(noun)

    the whole dress or suit of clothes worn by any person, especially when indicating rank or office; as, the garb of a clergyman or a judge

  3. Garb(noun)

    costume; fashion; as, the garb of a gentleman in the 16th century

  4. Garb(noun)

    external appearance, as expressive of the feelings or character; looks; fashion or manner, as of speech

  5. Garb(noun)

    a sheaf of grain (wheat, unless otherwise specified)

  6. Garb(verb)

    to clothe; array; deck


Translations for garb

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

hump(noun)

a large lump on the back of an animal, person etc

a camel's hump.

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