Adjective "wardrobe" definition and examples

(Wardrobe may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


A large, tall cupboard in which clothes may be hung or stored.
  1. 'This also has floor to ceiling wardrobe with overhead cupboards and a vanity area.'
  2. 'The one to four room flats had built-in wardrobes and cupboards, electric fires, and a communal central heating and hot water system.'
  3. 'The other bedroom at this level is a single with fitted bunk beds, a wardrobe, dressing table and sink.'
  4. 'This is a single room with built-in pine units incorporating wardrobes, shelving, cupboards, a desk and dressing table.'
  5. 'The other walls were occupied by wardrobes, cupboards and more posters.'
  6. 'The room has a built-in wardrobe and storage cupboard and ceiling access to an attic storage area.'
  7. 'Be prepared for potential buyers to root around in cupboards and wardrobes, even under the beds, and ensure they are neat as a pin.'
  8. 'There was a single bed, a wardrobe and a desk with a chair.'
  9. 'The school also raided wardrobes and cupboards for old clothes to sell to a company that re-use, recycle or burns them to create energy.'
  10. 'The closet was opposite the bed and there was also a wardrobe near the bookcase.'
  11. 'The entire three-quarters of my wardrobe was black.'
  12. 'My parents told me over and over that I was only going to be there for a number of days, a few weeks at the most, yet my entire wardrobe had been packed.'
  13. 'Beware of toddlers running around in authentic Renaissance outfits that cost more than your entire wardrobe.'
  14. 'She changed her name, her wardrobe and her entire outlook on life.'
  15. 'The star never travels without a huge wardrobe and extensive entourage, she is famed for outrageous riders at her shows.'
  16. 'Record collections and wardrobes were junked, long hair was out, and lives were changed by what felt at the time like a genuine cultural revolution.'
  17. 'But what I am saying is that I need to replace my entire expensively skinny wardrobe and replace it with clothes that won't choke me.'
  18. 'There were colorful pareos, wrapped for wear in sundry ways by Tahitian women, who can get by with half a dozen as their entire wardrobe.'
  19. 'In the entire wardrobe there were two pairs of pants that she would consider alright to wear.'
  20. 'I have a collection of beanie babies on top of my wardrobe mingling with the collection of bottle trophies from my lush men!'
  21. as modifier 'a wardrobe assistant'
  22. 'Right around here is when the wardrobe department really earns its keep.'
  23. 'I've got the best costume designer, lighting, sound designer, choreographer, wardrobe people.'
  24. 'The head of the wardrobe department's name is, in fact, Oscar, but he nods anyway.'
  25. 'The show features performances by four young impersonators, backed by a full show band, fabulous sets and a wardrobe of spectacular costumes.'
  26. 'Bailey's polished performance was only undermined by the shocking decision of the wardrobe department to put him in a polo shirt.'
  27. 'BBC's wardrobe department celebrated the special occasion by fitting out the duo in matching, commemorative T-shirts.'
  28. 'So, the wardrobe department chopped up two hats and used paint and glue to create the fake.'
  29. 'Any washing is taken back to the wardrobe department for sorting, laundering and ironing.'
  30. 'As fashion designers create the wardrobes for films as well as for domestic consumers and for trade promotions abroad, the lines are getting blurred.'
  31. 'Boy, what an easy job that wardrobe or costume designer had.'

More definitions

1. a stock of clothes or costumes, as of a person or of a theatrical company.

2. a piece of furniture for holding clothes, now usually a tall, upright case fitted with hooks, shelves, etc.

3. a room or place in which to keep clothes or costumes.

4. the department of a royal or other great household charged with the care of wearing apparel.

5. wardrobe trunk.

6. a department in a motion-picture or television studio in charge of supplying and maintaining costumes: Report to wardrobe ri

More examples(as adjective)

"doors can be wardrobe."


Middle English (in the sense ‘private chamber’): from Old Northern French warderobe, variant of Old French garderobe (see garderobe).