Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A frame on which clothes are hung to dry or air.
  • n. A person excessively concerned with dress.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A frame on which laundry is hung to dry.
  • n. A person excessively concerned with the appearance of their clothing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A frame to hang clothes on.
  • n. a person who is conspicuous for dressing fashionably, especially one who spends much time or money to acquire clothing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A frame to hang clothes or household linen on, especially for drying.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a framework on which to hang clothes (as for drying)
  • n. a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

Etymologies

clothes +‎ horse (Wiktionary)

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