What does clothes mean?

Definitions for clothes
kloʊz, kloʊðzclothes

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word clothes.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. apparel, wearing apparel, dress, clothes(noun)

    clothing in general

    "she was refined in her choice of apparel"; "he always bought his clothes at the same store"; "fastidious about his dress"

Wiktionary

  1. clothes(Noun)

    Items of clothing; apparel.

    Etymology: cloþes

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clothes

    of Cloth

  2. Clothes

    covering for the human body; dress; vestments; vesture; -- a general term for whatever covering is worn, or is made to be worn, for decency or comfort

  3. Clothes

    the covering of a bed; bedclothes

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Clothes

    Carlyle's name in "Sartor Resartus" for the guises which the spirit, especially of man, weaves for itself and wears, and by which it both conceals itself in shame and reveals itself in grace.

Editors Contribution

  1. clothes

    Items created and designed to put on the human body.

    Clothes are a vital need and they are available for every human being around the world.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 8, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'clothes' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1474

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'clothes' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1242

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'clothes' in Nouns Frequency: #643

How to pronounce clothes?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say clothes in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clothes in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clothes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of clothes in a Sentence

  1. Henry Ward Beecher:

    Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance

  2. European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom:

    We are basically tearing down all customs duties immediately on some cheeses like Gouda and cheddar and on wine and there will also be elimination of tariffs for other things that have been very expensive to buy from Japan but also very expensive to export to Japan, shoes, clothes, leather, wood products, etc.

  3. Sir George Savile:

    In your clothes avoid too much gaudiness do not value yourself upon an embroidered gown and remember that a reasonable word, or an obliging look, will gain you more respect than all your fine trappings.

  4. Mustapha Zeroual:

    The last time I saw my parents was from the window 15 days ago when I went home to collect some clothes.

  5. Fatima Bibi:

    We take half a bucket of water to bathe everyday, and some days we can't even have a wash, water is used to wash the vegetables. We'll then use it to wash clothes.

Images & Illustrations of clothes

  1. clothesclothesclothesclothesclothes

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