Definitions of vesture

n a covering designed to be worn on a person's body

article of clothing, clothing, habiliment, wear, wearable
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accessory, accouterment, accoutrement
clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing
apparel, clothes, dress, wearing apparel
clothing in general
array, raiment, regalia
especially fine or decorative clothing
attire, dress, garb
clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
clothing to be worn at a beach
black clothing (worn as a sign of mourning)
blue clothing
a different or fresh set of clothes
civilian clothing, civilian dress, civilian garb, plain clothes
ordinary clothing as distinguished from uniforms, work clothes, clerical garb, etc.
clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man)
clothing worn on a person's feet
an article of clothing
gray, grey
clothing that is a grey color
hand wear, handwear
clothing for the hands
headdress, headgear
clothing for the head
knitted clothing
leisure wear
informal clothing designed to be worn when you are relaxing
clothing suitable for relaxation
man's clothing
clothing that is designed for men to wear
an article of apparel worn about the neck
nightclothes, nightwear, sleepwear
garments designed to be worn in bed
outerwear, overclothes
clothing for use outdoors
protective garment
clothing that is intended to protect the wearer from injury
ready-made clothing
an article of clothing (garment or shoe) that is easily slipped on or off
cheap clothing (as formerly issued to sailors in Britain)
street clothes
ordinary clothing suitable for public appearances (as opposed to costumes or sports apparel or work clothes etc.)
custom-made clothing
duds, threads, togs
informal terms for clothing
clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification
an archaic term for clothing
woman's clothing
clothing that is designed for women to wear
work-clothes, work-clothing
clothing worn for doing manual labor
women's clothing that has a fitted top and a flared skirt that is widest at the hemline
ao dai
the traditional dress of Vietnamese women consisting of a tunic with long sleeves and panels front and back; the tunic is worn over trousers
a garment of cloth or leather or plastic that is tied about the waist and worn to protect your clothing
arm guard, arm pad
a pad worn by football players and hockey goalkeepers
athletic supporter, jock, jockstrap, supporter, suspensor
a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise
a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)
biohazard suit
a loose one-piece garment worn to protect the wearer against dangerous biological or chemical agents
body pad
a pad worn by hockey goalkeeper
brace, gallus, suspender
elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)
bandeau, bra, brassiere
an undergarment worn by women to support their breasts
breechcloth, breechclout, loincloth
a garment that provides covering for the loins
burka, burqa
a loose garment (usually with veiled holes for the eyes) worn by Muslim women especially in India and Pakistan
a garment made of camlet fabric
a tight-fitting headdress
chest protector
protective garment consisting of a pad worn in baseball by catchers and by football players
civies, civvies
civilian garb as opposed to a military uniform
anything worn or placed about the neck
the attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball
the attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class
unusual or period attire not characteristic of or appropriate to the time and place
the prevalent fashion of dress (including accessories and hair style as well as garments)
a loose-fitting protective garment that is worn over other clothing
diaper, napkin, nappy
garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement
any attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer's identity
diving dress, diving suit
a weighted and hermetically sealed garment supplied with air; worn by underwater divers
dress, frock
a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
beaver, dress hat, high hat, opera hat, silk hat, stovepipe, top hat, topper
a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur
ecclesiastical attire, ecclesiastical robe
attire that is appropriate to wear in a church
elbow pad
protective garment consisting of a pad worn over the elbow by football and hockey players
elaborate or showy attire and accessories
evening clothes, evening dress, eveningwear, formalwear
attire to wear on formal occasions in the evening
foul-weather gear
protective garment that is intended to keep the wearer dry and warm in bad weather
a garment made of the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
furnishing, trappings
(usually plural) accessory wearing apparel
a neckpiece made of fur
handwear: covers the hand and wrist
gown, robe
outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions
gown, scrubs, surgical gown
protective garment worn by surgeons during operations
G-string, thong
minimal clothing worn by stripteasers; a narrow strip of fabric that covers the pubic area, passes between the thighs, and is supported by a waistband
a distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order
habit, riding habit
attire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire)
haick, haik
an outer garment consisting of a large piece of white cloth; worn by men and women in northern Africa
false hair, hairpiece, postiche
a covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment
outgrown garment passed down from one person to another
chapeau, hat, lid
headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
head covering, veil
a garment that covers the head and face
a protective headgear made of hard material to resist blows
hip pad
protective garment consisting of a pad worn by football and hockey players
a headdress that protects the head and face
man's close-fitting garment of the 16th and 17th centuries covering the legs and reaching up to the waist; worn with a doublet
hose, hosiery
socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear)
garments (clothes or linens) that are to be (or have been) ironed
jeweled headdress, jewelled headdress
a headdress adorned with jewels
jump suit
one-piece uniform worn by parachutists
jump suit, jumpsuit
one-piece garment fashioned after a parachutist's uniform
an Arab headdress consisting of a square piece of cloth folded into a triangle and fastened over the crown by an agal
(Swahili) a long garment (usually white) with long sleeves; worn by men in East Africa
knee pad
protective garment consisting of a pad worn by football or baseball or hockey players
laundry, wash, washables, washing
garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
leg covering, legging, leging
a garment covering the leg (usually extending from the knee to the ankle)
body suit, cat suit, leotard, unitard
a tight-fitting garment of stretchy material that covers the body from the shoulders to the thighs (and may have long sleeves or legs reaching down to the ankles); worn by ballet dancers and acrobats for practice or performance
uniform worn by some menservants and chauffeurs
an article of clothing designed for comfort and leisure wear
lounging jacket, smoking jacket
a man's soft jacket usually with a tie belt; worn at home
lounging pajama, lounging pyjama
pajamas worn while lounging
garments that must be repaired
military uniform
prescribed identifying uniform for soldiers
miter, mitre
a liturgical headdress worn by bishops on formal occasions
morning dress
formal attire for men during the daytime
a garment made of motley (especially a court jester's costume)
a warm tubular covering for the hands
civilian dress worn by a person who is entitled to wear a military uniform
articles of clothing worn about the neck
housecoat, neglige, negligee, peignoir, wrapper
a loose dressing gown for women
gown, night-robe, nightdress, nightgown, nightie
lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women
nightclothes worn by men
getup, outfit, rig, turnout
a set of clothing (with accessories)
(usually plural) work clothing consisting of denim trousers (usually with a bib and shoulder straps)
outer garment, overgarment
a garment worn over other garments
jammies, pajama, pj's, pyjama
(usually plural) loose-fitting nightclothes worn for sleeping or lounging; have a jacket top and trousers
peplos, peplum, peplus
a garment worn by women in ancient Greece; cloth caught at the shoulders and draped in folds to the waist
pressure suit
protective garment consisting of an inflatable suit for space or high altitude flying
a garment (coat or sweater) that has raglan sleeves
a garment (especially a coat) that can be worn inside out (with either side of the cloth showing)
any loose flowing garment
romper, romper suit
a one-piece garment for children to wear at play; the lower part is shaped like bloomers
a garment made of coarse sacking; formerly worn as an indication of remorse
scapular, scapulary
garment consisting of a long wide piece of woolen cloth worn over the shoulders with an opening for the head; part of a monastic habit
a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration
a garment (as a jacket or coat or robe) made of sealskin
a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments
shin guard, shinpad
a stiff protective garment worn by hockey players or a catcher in baseball to protect the shins
a garment worn on the upper half of the body
shoulder pad
protective garment consisting of a hard rounded pad worn by football players to protect their shoulders
the brightly colored garments of a jockey; emblematic of the stable
a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
activewear, athletic wear, sportswear
attire worn for sport or for casual wear
garment consisting of a V-shaped panel of stiff material worn over the chest and stomach in the 16th century
straightjacket, straitjacket
a garment similar to a jacket that is used to bind the arms tightly against the body as a means of restraining a violent person
suit, suit of clothes
a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color
a child's garment consisting of a brief top and shorts
swaddling bands, swaddling clothes
a garment (a gown or narrow strips of cloth) for an infant
jumper, sweater
a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
sweat suit, sweats, sweatsuit, workout suit
garment consisting of sweat pants and a sweatshirt
bathing costume, bathing suit, swimming costume, swimsuit, swimwear
tight fitting garment worn for swimming
thigh pad
protective garment consisting of a pad worn over the thighs by football players
throat protector
protective garment worn by hockey goalkeeper and catcher in baseball
a garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips
headdress consisting of a decorative ribbon or bow worn in the hair
a garment (or part of a garment) designed for or relating to trousers
pant, trouser
(usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately
a traditional Muslim headdress consisting of a long scarf wrapped around the head
undergarment, unmentionable
a garment worn under other garments
vest, waistcoat
a man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat
war paint
full ceremonial regalia
weeds, widow's weeds
a black garment (dress) worn by a widow as a sign of mourning
wet suit
a close-fitting garment made of a permeable material; worn in cold water (as by skin divers) to retain body heat
headdress of cloth; worn over the head and around the neck and ears by medieval women
heavy-duty clothes for manual or physical work
a garment (as a dress or coat) with a full length opening; adjusts to the body by wrapping around
wrist pad
protective garment consisting of a pad worn by football players
Type of:
consumer goods
goods (as food or clothing) intended for direct use or consumption
an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

n something that covers or cloaks like a garment

“fields in a vesture of green”
Type of:
cover, covering, natural covering
a natural object that covers or envelops

v provide or cover with a cloak

Type of:
apparel, clothe, dress, enclothe, fit out, garb, garment, habilitate, raiment, tog
provide with clothes or put clothes on

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