garb garb  /ˈɡɑrb/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
  2. (v) provide with clothes or put clothes on

Usage(s):

  1. His garb was the perfect uniform for the kind of revolutionary he was, wielding weapons of prayer and nonviolence more powerful than guns.
  2. Another used a simple graphic device: it showed Muhammad surrounded by two women in full Muslim garb, their eyes peering out from an oblong space in their black chadors.
  3. Alan Rickman, in Hamlet's drab garb)--have the requisite majesty or malevolence.

News

  1. '300: Rise Of An Empire' Trailer Debuts, Is Definitely A '300' Sequel

    by Brett White Despite losing director Zack Snyder, "300: Rise of an Empire" director Noam Murro looks to have turned in a film that matches the original's unique look, striking visuals, and penchant for slow-motion and ultra-revealing Spartan garb. People who wanted to see more "300" will indeed see more "300"! The film follows the [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: MTV

  2. Woman Jailed For Terrifying Neighborhood Kids, Donned Nightmarish Garb

    A Missouri woman has been jailed, accused of threatening children in her Lincoln County neighborhood with a chainsaw like a Leatherface wannabe from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. As though out of some horrible B-rate slasher-flick, one woman decided to don the nightmarish garb of an open-faced ski mask and carried the intimidating accessory of a [...] Woman Jailed For Terrifying Neighborhood Kids ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. The Downton Abbey Cast Looks Nearly Unrecognizable!

    The Downton Abbey cast traded their 1920s garb for glamorous cocktail attire when they attended a special Q&A session for their show in Hollywood last night. Michelle Dockery wore a plum dress as she posed on the carpet with Elizabeth McGovern and Joanne Froggatt. The biggest surprise of the night was Rob James-Collier, aka the devious servant Thomas Barrow, who debuted a new shaved head for the ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PopSugar

Quotes

  1. "Truth will always triumph. An extortionist cannot hide under the garb of helping the down-trodden. This exercise of false propagation and instigation will not work. Sridhar has threatened to malign us by using fabricated video of women and then...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Ravi Shankar Source: SahilOnline

  2. "Sometimes we [Pakistanis] are caught up in military dictatorships. Now we are caught up in a democratic dictatorship," said Sharif. "In the garb of democracy we are, frankly, under dictatorial rule."
    on Mar 11, 2009 By: Nawaz Sharif Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "It will be very Australian," Prime Minister John Howard told the Nine television network on Monday. "The only Australian garb I'd rule out is Speedos and thongs. ...... That wouldn't be very diplomatic."
    on Sep 3, 2007 By: John Howard Source: International Herald Tribune

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