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clothes meaning

EN[kləʊ(ð)z] [kloʊ(ð)z] [-əʊðz] [-əʊz] [kləʊðz] [kloʊðz]
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    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
            • Covered with cloth of gold tissued upon blue. — Francis Bacon.
            • The other evening I was doing a very grown-up thing, ironing an oxford cloth shirt for work [ … ] .
            • The store carries designers who traffic in hip, comfortable, well-shaped slouchiness —— the kind of clothes you can wear for a six-hour drive, then go straight to the restaurant.
          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
            • 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.
            • After banishing his[sic] immediately to the shower on arrival home (grin), I use a full cup of vinegar (plain cheap white stuff) tossed into the wash to destinkify his clothes.
            • At the spring sale, everyone zeroed in on the bargain clothes.
        • 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

                  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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