Definition of gown :
1. A loose wrapper worn by gentlemen within doors; a dressing gown.
2. A loose, flowing upper garment
3. Any sort of dress or garb.
4. The official robe of certain professional men and scholars, as university students and officers, barristers, judges, etc.; hence, the dress of peace; the dress of civil officers, in distinction from military.
5. The ordinary outer dress of a woman; as, a calico or silk gown.
clothing (part of speech: noun)
footgear, pull-over, chapeau, cloak, hat, housecoat, mackintosh, bowler, shawl, pinafore, halter, corset, camisole, wrapper, smock, beret, fedora, panties, wrap, boot, cape, bathrobe, overcoat, sarong, dinner jacket, garb, raiment, parka, ensemble, garment, bonnet, poncho, coat, evening gown, sari, clothing, greatcoat, array, scarf, pea coat, blouse, dressing gown, slicker, kilt, shorts, pillbox, burnoose, tuxedo, raincoat, vesture, Afghan, pants, windbreaker, shirt, sweat shirt, trench coat, v-neck, vestment, pyjamas, crinoline, trousers, jacket, dress, costume, shoes, kimono, homburg, smoking jacket, blue jeans, Stetson, doublet, brassiere, stockings, frock, turtle-neck, slacks, caftan, Jersey, trimming, petticoat, fez, sweater, duds, t-shirt, skirt, suit, topcoat, robe, apparel, clothes, fur, sports coat, chemise, nightgown, blazer, outfit, pajamas, jumper, attire, ulster, habit, sweat suit, tunic, headdress
religious garment (part of speech: noun)
- This is my best gown." - "A Top-Floor Idyl", George van Schaick.
- She intended to put on that gown and wear it. - "The Girl at Cobhurst", Frank Richard Stockton.
- This done, he set the white glass aside, and drew Dame Cicely's blue gown and the blue of a glimpse of sky on the blue glass. - "In the Days of the Guild", Louise Lamprey.