robe (plural robes)
- A long loose outer garment, often signifying honorary stature.
- c. 1603–1606, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of King Lear”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act IV, scene vi]:
- Through tattered clothes small vices do appear; / Robes and furred gowns hide all.
- (US) The skin of an animal, especially the bison, dressed with the fur on, and used as a wrap.
- A wardrobe, especially one built into a bedroom.
- The largest and strongest tobacco leaves.
- French: robe
- German: Robe
- Italian: veste, abito, (of academic, judge) toga
- Portuguese: manto
- Russian: хала́т
- Spanish: bata, veste, hábito, toga (of an academic, judge), roba
robe (robes, present participle robing; past and past participle robed)Synonyms