Help the site to continue growing, like our fan page.

garb   
      

It Has 4 letters ( g a r b )         1 vowels ( a )         3 consonants ( g r b )         Word on the contrary brag

Which the Definition/Meaning of garb in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
Information about the subject

English - Etymology 1

From Middle French _garbe_ (“graceful outline”) (Modern French _galbe_), from Italian _garbo_ (“grace, elegance”), perhaps from Germanic (compare Old High German _garwi_, _garawi_ (“dress, equipment, preparation”) and English _gear_). NOUN GARB (_plural_ GARBS) * Fashion, style of dressing oneself up. [from late 16thc.] * A type of dress or clothing. [from early 17thc.] * 1915, Emerson Hough, _The Purchase Price_, chapterI: This new-comer was a man who in any company would have seemed striking. […] Indeed, all his features were in large mold, like the man himself, as though he had come from a day when skin garments made the proper GARB of men. * (figuratively) A guise, external appearance. * William Shakespeare (1564-1616) You thought, because he could not speak English in the native GARB, he could not therefore handle an English cudgel. TRANSLATIONS VERB GARB (_third-person singular simple present_ GARBS, _present participle_ GARBING, _simple past and past participle_ GARBED) * (transitive) To dress in garb. TRANSLATIONS

From Middle French garbe (graceful outline) (Modern French galbe), from Italian garbo (grace, elegance), perhaps from Germanic (compare Old High German garwi, garawi (dress, equipment, preparation) and English gear).

Noun

garb (plural garbs)

  1. Fashion, style of dressing oneself up. [from late 16thc.]
  2. A type of dress or clothing. [from early 17thc.]
  3. (figuratively) A guise, external appearance.
Translations

Verb

garb (third-person singular simple present garbs, present participle garbing, simple past and past participle garbed)

  1. (transitive) To dress in garb.
Translations

Which the Definition/Meaning of garb in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
Information about the subject

English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ɡɑː(ɹ)b/ * Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)b

  • IPA(key): /ɡɑː(ɹ)b/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)b

Which the Definition/Meaning of garb in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
Information about the subject

English - Etymology 2

French _gerbe_; akin to German _Garbe_ NOUN GARB (_plural_ GARBS) * (heraldry) A wheat sheaf. * A measure of arrows in the Middle Ages. * 1957, H. R. Schubert, _History of the British Iron and Steel Industry_, page 118. Yorkshire supplied 500 bows, and 580 GARBS of arrows, 360 of which had iron heads pointed with steel. TRANSLATIONS

French gerbe; akin to German Garbe

Noun

garb (plural garbs)

  1. (heraldry) A wheat sheaf.
  2. A measure of arrows in the Middle Ages.
Translations

Which the Definition/Meaning of garb in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
Information about the subject

English - Anagrams

* brag * grab

Which the Definition/Meaning of garb in categoryPOLISH - ETYMOLOGY
Information about the subject

Polish - Etymology

From Proto-Slavic _*gъrbъ_, *gъrba

From Proto-Slavic *gъrbъ, *gъrba

Which the Definition/Meaning of garb in categoryPOLISH - NOUN
Information about the subject

Polish - Noun

GARB

garb


comments powered by Disqus

Facebook




[X]

Meet people


Practice your english, meeting people around the world

Find