Definition of Gown

1. Noun. A woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions.




2. Verb. Dress in a gown.

3. Noun. The members of a university as distinguished from the other residents of the town in which the university is located. "The relations between town and gown are always sensitive"
Generic synonyms: University

4. Noun. Lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women.

5. Noun. Protective garment worn by surgeons during operations.
Exact synonyms: Scrubs, Surgical Gown
Generic synonyms: Garment

6. Noun. Outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions.
Exact synonyms: Robe
Specialized synonyms: Academic Gown, Academic Robe, Judge's Robe, Vestment
Generic synonyms: Outerwear, Overclothes
Derivative terms: Robe

Definition of Gown

1. n. A loose, flowing upper garment

Definition of Gown

1. Noun. A loose, flowing upper garment. ¹

2. Noun. The ordinary outer dress of a woman; as, a calico or silk gown. ¹

3. Noun. The official robe of certain professional men and scholars, as university students and officers, barristers, judges, etc.; hence, the dress of peace; the dress of civil officers, in distinction from military. ¹

4. Noun. The university community. ¹

5. Noun. A loose wrapper worn by gentlemen within doors; a dressing gown. ¹

6. Noun. Any sort of dress or garb. ¹

7. Noun. The robe worn by a surgeon. ¹

8. Verb. To dress in a gown, to don or garb with a gown. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gown

1. to dress in a gown (a long, loose outer garment) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Gown

1. 1. A loose, flowing upper garment; especially: The ordinary outer dress of a woman; as, a calico or silk gown. The official robe of certain professional men and scholars, as university students and officers, barristers, judges, etc.; hence, the dress of peace; the dress of civil officers, in distinction from military. "He Mars deposed, and arms to gowns made yield." (Dryden) A loose wrapper worn by gentlemen within doors; a dressing gown. 2. Any sort of dress or garb. "He comes . . . In the gown of humility." (Shak) Origin: OE. Goune, prob. From W. Gwn gown, loose robe, akin to Ir. Gunn, Gael. Gun; cf. OF. Gone, prob. Of the same origin. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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