dishabille dishabille


  • (n) the state of being carelessly or partially dressed


  1. She vows to file for divorce if she finds me one more morning slumped in front of the computer, amidst a sea of empty Pabst Blue Ribbon cans, with my linen in dishabille.
  2. These two sites, with fat files of stars, listed in alphabetical order by first name, offer a synoptic pictorial history of actresses in various states of dishabille.
  3. The public saw them in bathing dishabille, in drunken brawls and other feats of extreme behavior.


  • Mad Men Fashion: Sally’s Boarding-School Chic

    Who knew Sally Draper would end up being the most stylish person in this episode? Making her first appearance this season — with Betty still at large — Sally already looks decidedly grown-up in her dorm-room dishabille: plaid bathrobe over pajamas, accessorized with a gold pendant and a cigarette. Later, ... More »
    on April 22, 2014     Source: New York Magazine

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