Meaning of “robe” in the English Dictionary


"robe" in English

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robenoun [ C ]

uk /rəʊb/ us /roʊb/

a long, loose piece of clothing worn especially on very formal occasions:

Judges wear black robes when they are in court.

also bathrobe a loose piece of clothing that is worn before or after a bath or on top of clothing worn in bed:

He wrapped a robe around himself before answering the door.

(Definition of “robe” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"robe" in American English

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robenoun [ C ]

us /roʊb/

a long, loose-fitting piece of clothing, esp. one worn at home:

I had on pajamas and a robe.

(Definition of “robe” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)