(n.) = clothing ; apparel ; raiment ; clothes ; weeds ; wear ; clobber ; togs ; duds ; dress. Ex: Permission has been granted to introduce a system of surveillance licensing for the purpose of monitoring imports of low-priced goods, such as clothing and footwear originating in non-EC countries. Ex: This firm is engaged in the design, manufacturing, and sales distribution of branded women's apparel. Ex: He was swept across the intersection by a miscellaneous crowd of anxious, energetic persons in search of business or raiment or nourishment or whatever. Ex: But the idea of buying books as you buy clothes or groceries is an alien one. Ex: The respectable young woman (her weeds again in immaculate condition hardly suggestive of many days spent travelling afoot) looked with innocent curiosity. Ex: Unlike most of the fashion world, the styles of formal attire take their names from men's wear rather than female attire. Ex: I hope you are feeling flamboyant guys because Elton John is selling off his clobber for charity again. Ex: Their togs literally froze on their bodies, and when they came out for the second half they were all but encased in ice. Ex: In the past, she's relied overly much on her ready laugh, lean looks, and willingness to doff her duds. Ex: He frequently asks them to shelve books upstairs on the balcony and then stands there looking up their dresses. ---- * ajustarse la ropa = adjust + Posesivo + clothes. * armario de la ropa blanca = linen closet ; linen cupboard. * arreglarse la ropa = adjust + Posesivo + clothes. * cambiarse de ropa = change + Posesivo + clothes ; get changed ; change. * canasta de la ropa = clothes hamper. * cesta de la ropa = clothes hamper. * cesta de la ropa sucia = linen basket ; wash basket. * cesta de ropa = laundry tub. * cesto de la ropa sucia = laundry basket ; linen basket ; wash basket. * compañía de confección de ropa = clothing company. * compañía de ropa = clothing company. * con mucha ropa puesta = heavily robed. * cuerda de colgar la ropa = clothesline [clothes line]. * cuerda de tender la ropa = washing line ; clothesline [clothes line]. * diseñador de ropa = clothes designer. * doblar la ropa = fold + clothes. * exprimidor de ropa = wringer ; clothes wringer. * fabricante de ropa = clothing company. * lavado de la ropa = laundering. * lavadora con rodillo para escurrir la ropa = wringer washer. * lavar la ropa = wash + clothes ; do + the washing. * ligero de ropa = scantily dressed ; scantily clad ; scantily clothed. * llevar ropa puesta = wear + clothing. * nadar y guardar la ropa = have it + both ways ; hedge + Posesivo + bets. * pinza de la ropa = clothes peg ; clothes pin. * plancha de la ropa = flat-iron. * polilla de la ropa = clothes moth. * ponerse la ropa rápidamente = slip into + Posesivo + clothes. * prenda de ropa interior = undergarment. * quitarse la ropa = undress ; disrobe ; strip down ; take + Posesivo + clothes off ; take + Posesivo + kit off ; strip off. * quitarse la ropa de la cintura para arriba = strip from + the waist downwards ; strip from + the waist upwards. * rodillo para escurrir la ropa = wringer ; clothes wringer. * ropa andrajosa = tattered clothing. * ropa blanca = whites. * ropa de abrigo = warm clothing ; warm clothes. * ropa de baño = swimwear ; togs. * ropa de calle = street clothes. * ropa de cama = bed linen ; bedding. * ropa de casa = loungewear. * ropa de color = coloureds [coloreds, -USA]. * ropa de deporte = gym gear ; sportswear ; sports gear. * ropa de diario = everyday clothes. * ropa de diseño = designer clothes ; designer clothes. * ropa de disfraz = masquerade costume ; fancy dress. * ropa de dormir = nightwear ; sleepwear. * ropa de época = vintage clothes. * ropa de estar en casa = loungewear. * ropa de luto = weeds. * ropa de muñeca = doll outfit. * ropa de paisano = civilian clothes. * ropa deportiva = sportswear. * ropa de segunda mano = second-hand clothes. * ropa de tela de lana a cuadros = tweeds. * ropa de trabajo = work clothes. * ropa de tweed = tweeds. * ropa elegante = glad rags. * ropa formal = formal wear. * ropa heredada = left-off ; cast-off ; hand-me-down. * ropa informal = casual clothes ; informal dress ; casual wear ; casual dress. * ropa interior = underwear ; undies ; underclothes. * ropa interior térmica = thermal underwear. * ropa para muñeca = doll outfit. * ropa reveladora = revealing clothing. * ropa usada = second-hand clothes ; left-off ; cast-off ; hand-me-down. * ropa vieja = bubble and squeak. * ropa vintage = vintage clothes. * secadora de la ropa = clothes drier. * sólo con la ropa interior puesta = in + Posesivo + underclothes. * suavizante de la ropa = fabric softener ; fabric conditioner. * tienda de ropa = dress shop ; clothing store. * tienda de ropa de segunda mano = second-hand clothes shop ; second-hand clothes store. * tienda de ropa usada = second-hand clothes shop ; second-hand clothes store.