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Definition of "apparel" []

  • Clothing, especially outer garments; attire. (noun)
  • A covering or adornment: trees with their apparel of foliage. (noun)
  • To clothe or dress. (verb-transitive)
  • To adorn or embellish. (verb-transitive)
  • Something that covers or adorns, esp outer garments or clothing (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A vessel's gear and equipment (noun)
  • To clothe, adorn, etc (verb)

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Use "apparel" in a sentence
  • "A. Bank, as I feel like their apparel is a little bit more shoddy."
  • "I think you miss the point too, if you think the wearing of the apparel is the end of the “rudeness”."
  • "The company dropped the word "apparel" from its name last year to reflect its focus on its accessories business and bought high-end shoe retailer Kurt Geiger earlier this year to increase its foothold in the international luxury market."