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Definition of "wardrobe" []

  • A tall cabinet, closet, or small room built to hold clothes. (noun)
  • Garments considered as a group, especially all the articles of clothing that belong to one person. (noun)
  • The costumes belonging to a theater or theatrical troupe. (noun)
  • The place in which theatrical costumes are kept. (noun)
  • The department in charge of wearing apparel, jewelry, and accessories in a royal or noble household. (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 "wardrobe" in a sentence
  • "The term "wardrobe malfunction" entered the mainstream lexicon back in 2004 following a very unwelcome cameo appearance by Janet Jackson's right breast during the half-time show."
  • "And so the question I would have is, even if you know your wardrobe is a disaster, right, how do you then say to yourself, well, I do have to go out and look for a job."
  • "I don't want to shop just yet, so my wardrobe is a bit limited."