Synonyms of gown


1. gown, dress, frock

usage: a woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions

2. gown, university

usage: the members of a university as distinguished from the other residents of the town in which the university is located; "the relations between town and gown are always sensitive"

3. nightgown, gown, nightie, night-robe, nightdress, lingerie, intimate apparel, nightwear, sleepwear, nightclothes

usage: lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women

4. gown, surgical gown, scrubs, garment

usage: protective garment worn by surgeons during operations

5. gown, robe, outerwear, overclothes

usage: outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions


1. gown, dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel

usage: dress in a gown

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