outfit Definition

  • 1a set of clothes worn together, especially for a particular occasion or purpose
  • 2a group of people working together as a team

Using outfit: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "outfit" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She wore a stylish outfit to the party.

  • Example

    The football team wore matching outfits for the championship game.

  • Example

    The company provided a new outfit for each employee.

  • Example

    The astronauts wore special outfits for their spacewalk.

outfit Synonyms and Antonyms

Idioms Using outfit

  • all the parts or members of a group or organization


    The whole outfit was present at the meeting.

  • to provide with necessary equipment or supplies


    The company will fit out the new office with furniture and computers.

  • a fresh start or new beginning


    She got a new outfit after quitting her old job.

Phrases with outfit

  • clothes worn to a job or workplace


    She always wears a suit as her work outfit.

  • casual outfit

    clothes worn for informal occasions or events


    He put on a casual outfit for the weekend trip.

  • swim outfit

    clothes worn for swimming or other water activities


    She packed her swim outfit for the beach vacation.

Origins of outfit

from 'out' + 'fit', meaning 'something worn outside'


Summary: outfit in Brief

The term 'outfit' [ˈaʊtfɪt] refers to a set of clothes worn together for a specific occasion or purpose, such as a work outfit or swim outfit. It can also refer to a group of people working together as a team, like a football outfit or astronaut outfit. Idioms like 'the whole outfit' denote all members of a group, while 'fit out' means to provide necessary equipment. 'Outfit' has formal synonyms like 'ensemble' and 'attire,' and informal ones like 'getup' and 'threads.'

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