Definition of Negligee

1. Noun. A loose dressing gown for women.

Exact synonyms: Housecoat, Neglige, Peignoir, Wrapper
Specialized synonyms: Brunch Coat, Camisole
Generic synonyms: Woman's Clothing
Derivative terms: Wrap



Definition of Negligee

1. n. An easy, unceremonious attire; undress; also, a kind of easy robe or dressing gown worn by women.

Definition of Negligee

1. Noun. An item of women's nightwear, in the form of a lacy nightgown. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A light women's gown. ¹

3. Noun. A loose women's dressing-gown, especially when lacy or revealing; a nightgown. ¹

4. Noun. A form of women's clothing intended for wear at night or in the bedroom. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Negligee

1. a woman's dressing gown [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Negligee

neglecteth
neglectful
neglectful of(p)
neglectfull
neglectfully
neglectfulness
neglecting
neglectingly
neglection
neglections
neglective
neglector
neglectors
neglects
neglige
negligee (current term)
negligeed
negligees
negligence
negligences
negligencies
negligency
negligent
negligent entrustment
negligently
negliges
negligibilities
negligibility
negligible
negligible set

Literary usage of Negligee

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1. The Old Régime: Court, Salons and Theatres by Elliot Jackson, Catherine Charlotte Jackson (1896)
"Une negligee. — Louis XV. — The Financier's Wife. — A Fashionable Financier. — The Vicomte and Vicomtesse de F — — John Law. — La Banque du Roi. ..."

2. Saunterings in and about London by Max Schlesinger (1853)
"THE METROPOLIS " EN negligee." — THE POST-OFFICE. — THE MODERN LETTER-WRITER. — MONEY ORDERS. — PENNY STAMPS, THEIR USE AND ABUSE. ..."

3. Sketches from Nature: Taken, and Coloured, in a Journey to Margate by George Keate (1790)
"... a beautiful chintz negligee, tied up with green ribband, and a hat decorated with ribband of the fame colour.—As I fat down by her, fhe af- fumed a ..."

4. Secret Memoirs: The Court of Royal Saxony, 1891-1902. The Story of Louise by Henry William Fischer (1912)
"... permit for nursing—Royal negligee talk—A Saxon failing. CASTLE WACHWITZ, February,. I did my duty towards the Saxons. I gave them a Prince. ..."

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