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Synonyms for housecoat

a loose dressing gown for women

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It revealed slippers, a pale blue housedress, and then all of Doc Mary.
a woman with short curly hair, flowered housedress,
39) Within the historical context of cold war America, it is a stunningly transgressive image: a husband, in a housedress, helping his wife with various domestic chores.
Abuela is wearing her faded jade housedress and a brand-new pair of sneakers with tic cotton socks.
She used to schlep out on stage in her housedress, open her mouth, and knock you over.
She always wore a cotton housedress over a pair of men's jeans and men's thick rubber gumboots.
Perpetually in the kitchen creating her famous sweets and Brazilian snacks, she is typically dressed in a housedress and frilly apron with a scarf tied around her head.
Mom left her busy chores of farm and household and, in her housedress and the 2-inch heeled shoes which she always wore, she came out and played softball with us in the uneven cow pasture.
She reminded me of my grandmother in many ways--milky white hair, a blue-and-yellow housedress with pockets sewn on the front, and stockings that were all jumbled.
Arbid's maid character, although often depicted in a cotton housedress, chooses body-revealing outfits to wear on her weekly day off, and viewers see her trying on different garments in front of a mirror and her employer's niece.
She had the tan housedress on, but it didn't matter--she was not my mother.
The cotton housedress did not change seasonally or annually according to European American fashion cycles and in Oklahoma had become a symbol of a "civilized" Indian repudiating education and returning to traditions.
Ana, a plump, middle-aged Mexican curandera (healer), wore a housedress and oversized glasses and led me into her private chapel, or capilla, which was adjacent to her house.
Not that that makes Perry any happier to don the gray wig, padded housedress and old-age makeup, like he did for the new movie adaptation of his play "Madea Goes to Jail.
I remember them as mostly kindly people, like the grandmotherly woman we called Drunken Mary, who often handed out candy to us kids from housedress pockets that stank of cigarettes.