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Definition of "clotheshorse" [clothes•horse]

  • A frame on which clothes are hung to dry or air. (noun)
  • A person excessively concerned with dress. (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.

Use "clotheshorse" in a sentence
  • "I also asked that since she's a self-confessed "clotheshorse" (its on her website) if the "Firefly" writers might have used that as an inspiration for the "Shindig" episode where Kaylee wears the fancy dress with the hoop skirt."
  • "Michael "clotheshorse" Brown may consult for Da Parish!"
  • "Pham, associate professor at Illinois University, Urbana-Champaign, and one of the self-proclaimed "clotheshorse academics" behind the Threadbared blog exploring the politics of fashion."