What is another word for gaberdine?

14 synonyms found


[ ɡˈabədˌiːn], [ ɡˈabədˌiːn], [ ɡ_ˈa_b_ə_d_ˌiː_n]

Gaberdine, a durable twill weave fabric, is often used for clothing items such as jackets and trousers. However, if you're looking for synonyms to switch things up, consider these options: 1. Drill: Also a twill weave fabric, this is a lighter weight option that is often used for military uniforms. 2. Herringbone: Similar to gaberdine, this fabric features a distinctive V-shaped pattern that gives it a stylish, modern look. 3. Tweed: This woolen fabric is perfect for colder weather and features a distinctive, flecked appearance. 4. Chambray: While not quite as heavy as gaberdine, chambray is another sturdy option that features a more casual, denim-like appearance.

Synonyms for Gaberdine:

What are the hypernyms for Gaberdine?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    cloth, fabric, textile, cloth material, garment material, textile material.

Usage examples for Gaberdine

She knew quite well to what I was going back, to what I wanted to go back-the Mellah, the gaberdine, and the rest of it.
"The Turnstile"
A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
The burly burgher, in round-crowned flaunderish hat with brim of vast circumference, in portly gaberdine and bulbous multiplicity of breeches, sat on his "stoep" and smoked his pipe in lordly silence; nor did it ever enter his brain that the active, restless Yankee, whom he saw through his half-shut eyes worrying about in dog day heat, ever intent on the main chance, was one day to usurp control over these goodly Dutch domains.
"Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete"
Washington Irving
And I hate this spiritual Fatherhood when it puts on the garb of a priest, the three-cornered hat of a Jesuit, the hood of a monk, the gaberdine of a rabbi, or the jubbah of a sheikh.
"The Book of Khalid"
Ameen Rihani

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