Definition of Negligees

1. Noun. (plural of negligee) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of negligée) ¹

3. Noun. (plural of négligée) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Negligees

1. negligee [n] - See also: negligee

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Negligees

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

Literary usage of Negligees

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1. Costume of Colonial Times by Alice Morse Earle (1894)
"I find in the Boston Evening Post of November, 1755, "Horsehair Quilted Coats to wear with negligees," and they must have been fashionable at an earlier ..."

2. Two Centuries of Costume in America, MDCXX-MDCCCXX by Alice Morse Earle (1903)
"and Levites and negligees hanging loose from the neck, ... But the negligees and the ease and the abandon were all artificial, like the times. ..."

3. Truly Rural by Richardson Little Wright (1922)
"I saw a bill for negligees coming in. I did n't mind the walls being expensively paneled ... but an expensive range of negligees would have been too much. ..."

4. Diary of Anna Green Winslow: A Boston School Girl of 1771 by Anna Green Winslow, Alice Morse Earle (1895)
"Abigail Adams, writing to Mrs. Storer, on January 20, 1785, says: "Trimming is reserved for full dress only, when very large hoops and negligees with trains ..."

5. Instructive Costume Design by Emil Alvin Hartman (1922)
"While very little cutting is done in the making of negligees, unusual and varied effects can be obtained by draping the material in different ways. ..."

6. The Best Plays by Burns Mantle, Louis Kronenberger (1899)
"The girls are in their night clothes or negligees, generally relaxed and comfortable. For a few days they are to have the school to themselves. ..."

7. The Sewanee Review by University of the South (1896)
"As I have suggested, there is too much in his books about negligees that " clung airily to " his heroines, and these latter are too prone to "disrobe their ..."

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