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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.


nightie, robe, nightdress, night-robe, scrubs, put on, surgical gown.

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