Pronunciation of Raiment
/ɹˈe͡ɪmənt/, /ɹˈeɪmənt/, /ɹ_ˈeɪ_m_ə_n_t/
Synonyms for raiment:
Other synonyms and related words:
enclothe, preen, curry, snip, clothe, Toggery, dud, vestiary, equip, Habiliment, clobber, clip, invest, costumery, garnish, arrange, get dressed, set, finery, coiffure, wearables, fit, prune, trim, weeds, wardrobe, garments, adorn, primp, groom, vestments, crop, tog, dress out, cut back, DO, gear, rag, thread, togs, drape, habilitate, lop, rigging, wear, coif, dress up, plume, rig, coiffe, decorate, fit out, regalia.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
article of clothing (noun)
nightgown, skirt, frock, attire, pull over, evening gown, stetson, cape, kimono, slicker, chemise, housecoat, apparel, trousers, greatcoat, topcoat, slacks, headdress, trimming, tunic, robe, fur, beret, afghan, wrap, ulster, dress, halter, garment, turtle-neck, clothing, jumper, blouse, wrapper, panties, kilt, outfit, shoes, crinoline, vesture, blazer, doublet, homburg, blue jeans, pyjamas, mackintosh, suit, habit, pinafore, costume, duds, corset, sweater, raincoat, clothes, shawl, garb, sweat suit, fez, smock, shirt, overcoat, dinner jacket, sarong, footgear, bonnet, brassiere, parka, scarf, pajamas, t-shirt, array, chapeau, pants, bowler, burnoose, bathrobe, gown, sweat shirt, dressing gown, fedora, sports coat, v neck, shorts, pea coat, coat, camisole, stockings, ensemble, cloak, caftan, trench coat, jersey, vestment, hat, jacket, pillbox, tuxedo, sari, petticoat, poncho, boot, smoking jacket, windbreaker.
Usage examples for raiment:
- Duncan was a man of rare discretion, and, though it must have been like an upheaval of the world to him to see the most constant of visitors at the General's modest little mansion, walking in shabby raiment in a barrack square with a recruit's ribbons fluttering from his cap, he saluted imperturbably as the young man came up, and then sat motionless. - "VC -- A Chronicle of Castle Barfield and of the Crimea", David Christie Murray.
- Who is not familiar with those thrilling lines: " Rags are royal raiment When worn for virtue's sake." - "Watch Yourself Go By", Al. G. Field.