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Clothing and Grooming-Related Words
apron
apron

An apron protects clothing from getting dirty.


backpack

A backpack is a sack that is worn on the back and is used to carry things.


bathing suit

A bathing suit is a garment you wear while swimming.


beads

Beads are small objects with a hole through them so that they can be strung together to make jewelry or other things.


blouse

A blouse is a shirt, a type of garment worn on the upper part of the body.


boots

Boots are a type of shoe. Boots cover the feet and part of the lower legs.


bow

A bow is loops of ribbon or sting that are tied together.


bracelet

A bracelet is jewelry you wear on your wrist.


braid

A braid is three or more strands that are woven together into a rope-like shape.


button

A button is used to fasten clothes.


cane

A cane is a walking stick.


cap

A cap is a type of hat.


cape

A cape is a flowing piece of clothing that hangs loose on your shoulders.
cheek
change purse

Coins are carried in a change purse.
cloth

cloth

Cloth (also called fabric) is a material that is produced by weaving or knitting thread. Clothing is made from cloth.


clothes

People wear clothes.


hanger

A clothes hanger is used to hold up an item of clothing in a closet.
clothespin

clothespin

Clothespins are used to hang wet laundry on a clothes line to dry.


coat

A coat helps you keep warm when it is cold.


costume

People wear costumes to pretend they are someone or something else.


crown

A crown is a fancy hat worn by kings and queens.


dress

A dress is a piece of clothing with a top and a skirt.


earmuffs

Earmuffs keep your ears warm.


earring

Earrings are jewelry for the ears.
fabric

fabric

Fabric is a material that is produced by weaving or knitting thread. Clothing is made from fabric.


eyeglasses

Eyeglasses help some people see more clearly.


glasses

Glasses help some people see more clearly.


glove

We wear gloves to protect our hands.


gown

A gown is a fancy dress.


hairbrush

A hairbrush is used to brush and untangle hair.


hanger

We hang up clothes on hangers


hat

Some hats protect you from the sun. Some hats are just for fun!


helmet

A helmet protects your head.


ice skate

When you wear ice skates, you can glide across ice.


iron

Irons press the wrinkles out of clothes.


jacket

A jacket is a short coat.

jeans

Jeans are pants made from denim fabric.


jewel

Jewels sparkle and shine.


jewelry

Rings, pins, earrings and necklaces are jewelry.


kimono

A kimono is a beautiful gown worn by Japanese women.


knapsack

A knapsack is a sack with shoulder straps that is worn on the back and is used to carry things.


knitting

Sweaters and socks are made by knitting.


lace

Lace is a very delicate fabric.


laundry

Doing the laundry means washing and drying clothes.


laundry basket

Laundry is put in laundry baskets.


loafers

Loafers are a type of slip-on shoe.


lorgnettes

Lorgnettes are glasses (or opera glasses, which are small binoculars) that are mounted on a handle. This type of glasses was used a long time ago.


mitten

Mittens keep your hands warm.


mortar board

A mortar board is a square hat that is worn by people when they graduate from school.


necklace

A necklace is jewelry for your neck.


necktie

A necktie is a narrow band of fabric tied around the neck.
nightgown

nightgown

A nightgown is a long, loose garment worn to bed.


overalls

Overalls are baggy pants with shoulder straps and a piece of fabric covering the chest.


overcoat

An overcoat will keep you warm when it is cold.

pajamas

Some people wear pajamas to bed at night.

pants

Pants are clothes that cover the legs and up to the waist.

parka

A parka is heavy, hooded jacket designed for very cold weather.


pin

A pin is a small, sharp piece of metal used in sewing.


purse

A purse is a small bag in which some girls and women carry their money and other things.


raincoat

A raincoat keeps you dry when it rains.
safety pin

safety pin

A safety pin is a type of pin that is used to fasten clothes and diapers.


sandals

Sandals are open shoes worn in warm weather.


scarf

A scarf is a piece of cloth that people wear around their neck or on their head.


sew

You can sew using a needle and thread. Clothes are made by sewing.
sewing machine

sewing machine

A sewing machine sews stitches very quickly and easily. The sewing machine was invented in 1846 by Elias Howe.


shirt

Some shirts have short sleeves, some have long sleeves, and some have no sleeves at all.


shoe

People wear shoes on their feet.


shorts

Shorts are pants that reach above or around the knees.


silk

Silk is a delicate thread that is used to make fine fabric. Silk is obtained from the cocoon of the silkworm moth.


skirt

A skirt is a piece of clothing that is worn on the lower part of the body.


slipper

A slipper is a casual shoe worn around the house.


sneaker

A sneaker is a type of shoe used for many sports.


sock

We wear socks under our shoes.


spectacles

Spectacles is another word for glasses.


suit

A suit is a set of matching clothes.


suitcase

When you travel, you carry your clothing in a suitcase.


sunglasses

Sunglasses help to protect your eyes from too much sunlight.


swimsuit

A swimsuit is a garment you wear while swimming.


tie

A tie is a narrow band of fabric tied around the neck.


t-shirt

A t-shirt is a simple shirt without buttons or a collar.


tutu

Ballerinas sometimes wear tutus when they dance.


umbrella

An umbrella protects you from the rain.


undershirt

An undershirt is a shirt that is sometimes worn under clothes.


underwear

People wear underwear under their clothes.


uniform

A uniform is a special outfit worn by members of a group.


vest

A vest is a sleeveless piece of clothing that is usually worn over a shirt.


wallet

People carry money in a wallet.


watch

A watch is a small clock you can take with you to tell time.


wig

A wig is fake hair.


yarn

Sweaters are made out of yarn.
zipper

zipper

You can open and close a zipper.


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