peignoir
[ peyn-whar ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
French origin French, from peigner ‘to comb’ (the garment was originally worn while combing the hair)
Synonyms
  • nightdress
  • robe
  • bathrobe
  • camisole
Antonyms
  • unavailable
Definition
a woman’s dressing gown
Example
A) She did not wish to answer the door in her peignoir, so she made her son answer it for her. B) Once Gigi is in her peignoir, no one can get her to leave the house.
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