bathrobe bathrobe  /ˈbæθ ˌroʊb/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a loose-fitting robe of towelling; worn after a bath or swim

Usage(s):

  1. The bathrobe was carved upon the statue of Balzac, hiding the pudgy limbs, revealing the noble head.
  2. But the tide came up, covered the bathrobe and engulfed the lord.
  3. Their leader, Narseal Batiste, roamed the streets in a bathrobe with a crooked wooden staff recruiting men to join his group.

News

  1. No sleeping on Main

    POCAHONTAS - For somebody looking for a place to take a late morning nap, the wheeled beds set up on Main Street in downtown Pocahontas were not it. Even if you show up in your bathrobe, the way bed race participant Joyce Kizzier did.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Fort Dodge Messenger

  2. DARRELL NORMAN: A backyard pool can be both a joy and a lot of work

    As the neighbors left for work this morning, they would have seen a white-haired man in a bathrobe, drinking coffee by his backyard swimming pool.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Gadsden Times

  3. Say Goodbye to Your Cell Phone Plan!

    Imagine for a moment Gordon Gekko from the movie Wall Street, standing on the beach at dawn in his bathrobe, calling in trades in Asia with what now would qualify for inclusion in the cell phone Hall of Fame. In 1987, the Motorola device Michael Douglas was holding cost $4,000 and was considered cutting edge. [...]
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Finance: Breakout

Quotes

  1. He was being "treated like a VIP", said Hinch, and was "swan[ning] around in a blue bathrobe and treat[ing] the place like his own Ritz-Carlton."
    on Dec 6, 2009 By: Derryn Hinch Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "I sent him a bathrobe that says MR. ZUCKER," Berg replied.
    on Nov 26, 2007 By: Peter Berg Source: Melodika.net

  3. "The journey from the bedroom to the stage has been a long one," says Gardot, 24, in a soft drawl. "I'm sitting here all made up, but you wouldn't have recognised me two years ago, dressed in a bathrobe like I had a chromosome missing."
    on Aug 27, 2009 By: Melody Gardot Source: The Age

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