clothes meaning

EN[kləʊ(ð)z] [kloʊ(ð)z] [-əʊðz] [-əʊz] [kləʊðz] [kloʊðz]

    Definition of clothes in English Dictionary

  • NounBFclothPLcloths
    1. (plural only) Items of clothing; apparel.
      1. Even in an era when individuality in dress is a cult, his clothes were noticeable. He was wearing a hard hat of the low round kind favoured by hunting men, and with it a black duffle-coat lined with white.
    2. OBS plural of cloth.
      1. The covering of a bed; bedclothes.
      2. VerbBFcloth
        1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of clothe.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Spielvogel said wet cleaning also has limitations; while it is fine for cottons and fabrics worn in warm climates, he said, it can damage heavy wools or structured clothes like suit jackets.
            • Covered with cloth of gold tissued upon blue. — Francis Bacon.
            • If you go out and play and get your clothes dirty, I'll have your guts for garters!
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • cloth that takes dye well ‎; paper that takes ink ‎; the leather that takes a certain kind of polish ‎
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • The silence of our meal was alone broken by the dull clattering of knives and forks, and the tinkling of the bell to summon the brisk waiter to bring wine and draw the cloth.
            • As soon as she got home, she pulled off her clothes.
            • Saint Cyprian, Bishop of Carthage, finally wrote a letter in 249 A.D. attempting to "blow the whistle" on the cohabitation of the agapetae with men of the cloth.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Noun forms
              • Plurals
                • Plurals ending in "-es"
                • Noun plural forms
                  • Plurals ending in "-es"
                • Nouns with common ending formations
                  • Plurals ending in "-es"
                  • Pluralia tantum
                  • Verbs
                    • Verb forms
                      • Verb singular forms
                        • Third-person singular forms
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                  Source: Wiktionary
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                  Meaning of clothes for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "clothes" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form, a nouns with common ending formation and a pluralia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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