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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Clothing. Clothes as worn in a particular profession, way of life, etc.

Usage examples (32)
  • The habiliments of the attendees was decidedly more formal than necessary.
  • Sammy gave it a sharp glance, then another, and then held the book at arm's length, regarding Robinson's goatskin habiliments over the rims of his spectacles.
  • But for the badge of princehood, the fringed ribbon dependent from a gem-crusted annulet over each temple, his habiliments were the same as the Pharaoh's.
  • He, therefore, once more figured in the habiliments of Betty for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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