Pronunciation: (goun), [key]
1. a woman's dress or robe, esp. one that is full-length.
3. dressing gown.
4. See evening gown.
5. a loose, flowing outer garment in any of various forms, worn by a man or woman as distinctive of office, profession, or status: an academic gown.
6. the student and teaching body in a university or college town.
to dress in a gown.
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