Robe - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |roʊb|  American pronunciation of the word robe
Brit.  |rəʊb|  British pronunciation of the word robe


- any loose flowing garment
- outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions (syn: gown)


- clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes (syn: vest)
- cover as if with clothing (syn: cloak, clothe, drape)


The priest wore a purple robe.

...with the coming of spring the hills will once again don their robes of green...

...robed the queen in her ceremonial garments...

They are robing now.

She robed herself in her national costume.

He robed himself in moonlight.

Love robed her in a blush.

The robe has butterflies embroidered in silk on the sleeves.

The painting portrays the queen in a purple robe.

The robe was clasped with a brooch.

Pinks and forget-me-nots spot her robe.

There is no taint upon her robe.

The robe was held at the waist by a cord.

The outer garment was a loose-fitting robe.

He wore a silk cloak over a finely embroidered robe.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: robe
he/she/it: robes
present participle: robing
past tense: robed
past participle: robed
singular: robe
plural: robes
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