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Definition of "frock" []

  • A woman's dress. (noun)
  • A long loose outer garment, as that worn by artists and craftspeople; a smock. (noun)
  • A woolen garment formerly worn by sailors; a jersey. (noun)
  • A robe worn by monks, friars, and other clerics; a habit. (noun)
  • To clothe in a frock. (verb-transitive)

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 "frock" in a sentence
  • "What the frock is your frocking problem with the word frock, motherfrocker?"
  • "I would be happy only ever dressing in frock coats."
  • "Her blouse was a revealing off white satin frock -- that had little bows down the front."