What is another word for capes?

Pronunciation: [kˈe͡ɪps] (IPA)

Capes are essential clothing items used by both males and females to cover their upper bodies. If you're tired of using the word "cape," here are other synonyms you can use - cloak, mantel, shawl, overcoat, poncho, wrap, drape, and stole. The cloak is a long and flowing garment that covers the entire body. A mantel has a lush appearance and is ideal for formal events. Shawls also cover the shoulder and arms, typically made of wool or cotton. An overcoat is a more modern interpretation of a cape. A poncho is typically made with a round or square fabric piece. Wraps, drapes, and stoles are perfect for informal gatherings and dinners.

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Usage examples for Capes

How in blazes did I pass in the capes and not know it?
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump
They were the old winter pictures of war that I saw yesterday round about the old Ypres salient, when wet men gathered under the lee side of old dug-outs with cold rain sweeping upon them, so that their waterproof capes stream with water, and pattering upon their steel hats with a sharp metallic tinkling sound.
"From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917"
Philip Gibbs
I had seen them the day before, with rain slashing down on their steel hats and their shiny capes, and I thought they were as grand a set of lads as ever I have seen in France.
"From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917"
Philip Gibbs

Famous quotes with Capes

  • The night room heaves a sigh, yes Heaves, a Sigh — old-fashioned comical room, oh me I'm hopeless, born a joker never change, flirting away through the mirrorframe in something green-striped, pantalooned, and ruffled — meantime though, it is quaint, most rooms today hum you know, have been known also to "breathe," yes even wait in hushed expectancy and that ought to be the rather sinister tradition here, long slender creatures, heavy perfume and capes in rooms assailed by midnight, pierced with spiral stairways, blue-petaled pergolas, an ambience in which no one, however provoked or out of touch, my dear young lady, ever, Heaves, a Sigh. It is not done.
    Thomas Pynchon

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