Definition of garb noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɡɑːb//
; NAmE NAmE//ɡɑːrb//
[uncountable] (formal or humorous)
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clothes, especially unusual clothes or those worn by a particular type of person prison garb He was dressed in Chinese garb and sporting a pigtail. Some were in uniform, others in civilian garb. Word Originlate 16th cent.: via French from Italian garbo ‘elegance’, of Germanic origin; related to gear.
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