What does the word gown mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To dress in a gown.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A woman's dress; any long, loose robe.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Gowned.

Usage examples for gown

  1. She looked in at Mona's door as she passed, but as that young woman was just having her gown put over her head, she didn't see Patty, and so Patty went on downstairs. – Patty's Social Season by Carolyn Wells
  2. It was well to order your gown from Petrus in time: people must open their eyes when they see you first. – Countess Erika's Apprenticeship by Ossip Schubin
  3. When I got to Mrs. Nettlepoint's door she was there in her dressing- gown; the stewardess had just told her and she was rushing out to come to me. – A London Life; The Patagonia; The Liar; Mrs. Temperly by Henry James