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Definition of Gown


  1. A loose, flowing upper garment
  2. The ordinary outer dress of a woman; as, a calico or silk gown.
  3. The official robe of certain professional men and scholars, as university students and officers, barristers, judges, etc.; hence, the dress of peace; the dress of civil officers, in distinction from military.
  4. A loose wrapper worn by gentlemen within doors; a dressing gown.
  5. Any sort of dress or garb.

Gown Quotations

Don't judge me. You wanna judge me, put on a black gown and get a gavel. Get in line with the rest of them that's about to judge me. I got court dates every other month. It's me against the world - that's how I feel.
Lil Wayne

When my mother took her turn to sit in a gown at her graduation, she thought she only had two career options: nursing and teaching. She raised me and my sister to believe that we could do anything, and we believed her.
Sheryl Sandberg

When I decided to get married at 40, I couldn't find a dress with the modernity or sophistication I wanted. That's when I saw the opportunity for a wedding gown business.
Vera Wang

You feel very romantic when you're in a ball gown. Everyone should wear one once in a while.
Carolina Herrera

This may be a dream, but I'll say it anyway: I was supposed to be married last year, and I bought a gown. When I meet Nelson Mandela, I shall put on this gown and have the train of it removed and put aside, and kiss the ground that he walks on and then kiss his feet.
Nina Simone
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Gown Translations

gown in Danish is kjole
gown in Dutch is toga, jurk, japon
gown in Finnish is puku
gown in French is robe
gown in German is Abendkleid {n}, Kleid
gown in Norwegian is kappe, lang kjole
gown in Portuguese is vestido
gown in Spanish is vestido
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