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 Meanings and Examples of CLOTHES
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
clothes
 n.  (plural) items worn to cover the body
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He was getting into his clothes in fumbling haste.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
2  And they'd all be sorry when I came back here to visit in a fine carriage and with lots of pretty clothes and a house of my own.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
3  He was tall and gaunt and wore a pointed beard of iron gray, and his clothes hung on his spare figure as though blown there by a hurricane.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
4  Just a little over a year ago, she was dancing and wearing bright clothes instead of this dark mourning and was practically engaged to three boys.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
5  He spent money freely, rode a wild black stallion, and wore clothes which were always the height of style and tailoring.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
6  Frequently Rhett pointed out to Scarlett the inconsistency of her wearing black mourning clothes when she was participating in all social activities.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
7  Starved for the sight, much less the touch, of new clothes, it seemed the loveliest bonnet she had ever seen.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
8  Already the house was full of the acrid smell of clothes boiling in homemade black dye for, in the kitchen, the sobbing cook was stirring all of Mrs. Meade's dresses in the huge wash pot.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
9  The muscles of his big body rippled against his well-tailored clothes, as he got in beside her, and, as always, the sense of his great physical power struck her like a blow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
10  The room was an oven and Scarlett's sweat-drenched clothes never dried but became wetter and stickier as the hours went by.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
11  Wake Wade up and dress him and pack some clothes for all of us.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
12  Her clothes were crushed and wrinkled from sleeping in them and she had never felt more acutely tired and sore in all her life.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
13  In silence she carried them to the bedside and, turning down the sheet, began pulling up the night clothes of Suellen and Carreen.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
14  Corn and cotton seed for next spring's planting, and new clothes too.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
15  She knew it would be risky business sending Pork south to buy clothes, when the horse might be captured by either Yankees or Confederates.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
Example Sentence: (198 in 14 pages)
16  He'll only wear clothes with a designer label.
17  We decided to clear out all the old clothes that we never wear.
18  They wear simple clothes and shun modern contrivances.
19  I didn't have enough clothes to last a week.
20  If I gain any more weight,I shan't be able to fit into my clothes.
21  Separate the white clothes from the dark clothes before laundering.
22  The cold wind struck through my clothes.
23  I wish you wouldn't leave your clothes all over the floor.
24  I wonder at your allowing her to buy the expensive clothes.
25  He is in his better blue clothes.
26  The clothes were ripped to shreds and covered in blood.
27  Bring a towel and some spare clothes.
28  Remember to bring clothes that provide adequate protection against the wind and rain.
29  The British guards searched his clothes.
30  She outgrew her clothes so rapidly that Patsy was always having to buy new ones.