CLOTHING in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CLOTHING
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
clothing
 n.  a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Confederate money had dropped alarmingly and the price of food and clothing had risen accordingly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
2  Even the small privations of clothing and food did not annoy her, so happy was she to be in the world again.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
3  They had dozens of warehouses in that city and in Richmond, so the story ran, and the warehouses were crammed with food and clothing that were being held for higher prices.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
4  Shoes and clothing for the army were scarce, ordnance supplies and drugs were scarcer.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
5  Warm clothing, when it was obtainable at all, had risen to such prohibitive prices that Atlanta ladies were lining their old dresses with rags and reinforcing them with newspapers to keep out the wind.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
6  As food and clothing grew scarcer and prices rose higher and higher, the public outcry against the speculators grew louder and more venomous.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
7  Scarlett now had food for her household, she had a horse, she had the money and jewelry taken from the Yankee straggler, and the greatest need was new clothing.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
8  Every morning when Scarlett arose she thanked God for the pale-blue sky and the warm sun, for each day of good weather put off the inevitable time when warm clothing would be needed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
9  She tore open her top bureau drawer and scratched about in the clothing until the Yankee's wallet was in her hand.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
10  Now all that mattered was food enough to keep off starvation, clothing enough to prevent freezing and a roof overhead which did not leak too much.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
11  The weather was very clear and fine, but so intolerably cold that we were obliged to keep on our fur clothing.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
12  It was his plan that every cent of his sister's wages should be paid over to him each month, and he would provide her with such clothing as he thought necessary.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: II
13  Whenever we rode over in that direction we saw her out among her cattle, bareheaded and barefooted, scantily dressed in tattered clothing, always knitting as she watched her herd.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IV
14  She tried to drive him out with a heavy poker, but he overpowered and chloroformed her, and when she revived her clothing was torn and she was in a horrible condition.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In III
15  She bustled around, looking after his clothing, thinking about heavy underwear, quite as Madame Ratignolle would have done under similar circumstances.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXIV
Example Sentence: (198 in 14 pages)
16  Human beings need food, clothing and shelter.
17  Wearing the correct type of clothing will reduce the risk from radiation.
18  Several items of clothing were found near the scene of the crime.
19  Among young people, this brand of designer clothing is the ultimate status symbol.
20  Try on clothing and shoes to make sure they fit.
21  Some areas for the ladies to consider: hair cut, color, makeup, shoes, purses, clothing, jewelry and certain discreet cultural factors.
22  It is true that fabric, construction, and a designer name on a label elevate the price of clothing.
23  Dancers like to wear porous clothing because it allows the ready passage of water and air.
24  The severe storms bedraggle so heavily that we have to change into dry clothing.
25  Many automatic drying machines remove excess moisture from clothing by centrifugal force.
26  Amidst a crowd in black clothing, I espy the colorful dress that my friend is wearing.
27  The 3 day expo will feature dozens of vendor booths displaying the best in fetish clothing, adult toys, erotica, art, jewelry, and even smoking accessories.
28  While the first impression of a traditional clown may be one of frivolity, the exaggerated makeup, clothing, expressions.
29  Our clothing was insufficient to protect us from the severe cold.
30  The pied piper of Hamelin got his name from the multicolored clothing he wore.