What does the word negligee mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Unceremonious attire.

Usage examples for negligee

  1. Down the embankment she scrambled and, over the wire, the two girls embraced each other to the delight of the whole body of the passengers gathered at windows and on platforms, and to the especial delight of a handsome young giant, resplendent in a new suit of striped flannels, negligee shirt, blue socks with tie to match, and wearing a straw hat adorned with a band in college colours. – The Major by Ralph Connor
  2. Marjorie arose with her customary energy and reached for her negligee. – Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore by Pauline Lester
  3. And I took to our room my negligee, Boudoir cap, satin slippers, so to make All beautiful as we were married, father. – Domesday Book by Edgar Lee Masters
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