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Definition of "peignoir" [pei•gnoir]

  • A woman's loose-fitting dressing gown. (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 "peignoir" in a sentence
  • "I believe the thing was called a peignoir; or possibly it was a negligee, since it certainly was negligible as far as the amount of fabric used in its construction was concerned."
  • "Ouai ... en peignoir, au milieu de la rue, à 10 heures du matin …"
  • "Mickey Demers reclined on a white couch, in a white peignoir with lapel of white fur and matching white slippers, holding a crystal martini glass."