100+ Clothes Names with Definitions and Examples

Clothes Names with Definitions! If you’re new to the United States, or if English is not your first language, learning the different clothes names can be tricky. This blog post will teach you some of the most common clothes words in English, with definitions and examples. After reading this post, you’ll be able to go shopping for clothes like a pro!

Don’t know your blazer from your bomber jacket? Your T-shirt from your tank top? Don’t worry – we’re here to help! In this blog post, we will teach you some of the most common clothes words in English, with definitions and examples. Knowing these words will make it much easier for you to shop for clothes in English-speaking countries. So read on and learn everything you need to know about clothes vocabulary!

Clothes Names and Their Definitions

100+ Clothes Names with Definitions and Examples 100+ Clothes Names with Definitions and Examples


It is a piece of clothing which has a collar and sleeves, and fastens at the front or on top with buttons, zippers, snaps, hooks or straps.

Example: I can’t zip up my jacket – Can you help me?


A blazer or sport-coat is like a jacket with buttons.  It is usually worn for social occasions when you need to look smarter than a T-Shirt, but casual enough to not need a tie.

Example: I like to wear jeans and a blazer to work.


A T-shirt is an undergarment which is usually round-necked, short-sleeved and made of cotton.

Example: The T-shirt fits nicely over your body.

100+ Clothes Names with Definitions and Examples


A turtleneck is a top with a close-fitting, round, and high collar that can roll down like a turtle’s neck. Many people wear it to keep warm in winter.

Example: The weather is very cold. I am going to wear a turtleneck and some thick socks.


A sweater is a knitted piece of clothing meant to be worn on the upper part of your body. It can be long or short-sleeved.

Example: It’s cold in the mornings. I need to put on a sweater before I leave the house.

Tank top  

A tank top is a thin T-shirt made of thin material, usually with narrow shoulder straps.

Example: It’s very hot today. I want to wear something cool – like a tank top!


A shirt is an upper-body garment that has buttons and often two or more pockets. A dress shirt is worn for formal occasions, whereas other types are worn depending on what you’re doing. For example, if you’re playing sports then it might be appropriate to wear a t-shirt or polo shirt.

Example: I like to wear polo shirts with jeans when I want to look smart without putting on a jacket.


Trousers are an item of clothing worn on the lower half of your body. There are many different types of trousers, which you can read about here . Some examples include jeans, shorts, cargo pants, chinos etc.

Example: His new trousers are very bright!


A pair of denim trousers that fit tightly around the thighs and hips then flare out at the lower legs, typically made of 100% cotton (although cotton is often mixed with other materials).

Example: I like to wear jeans and a t-shirt on my days off.


A piece of clothing that fits the waist and inner leg, covering both lower body parts, not just one or the other as in trousers. Pants may be a singular item of clothing or a collective term.

Example: Stop going around school with your pants undone!


A short garment worn by men, women and children. It is typically worn as an undergarment or as part of a swimsuit. There are many different types of shorts – for more information, have a look at this blog post .

Example: The weather is very hot today – I want to wear shorts!


A piece of clothing that covers the body from waist down but does not go past the knees. It can be worn by both men and women, but typically it is worn by women. There are many different types of skirt, which you can read about here .

Example: She has a new skirt. I like it very much!


A thin tube that covers the foot and goes up to the lower leg. It can be worn both as a standalone item, for example if you’re wearing short boots, or it can be worn inside shoes. The plural of sock is either “socks” or “sock”.

Example: Can you give me a hand? My socks are falling down.

100+ Clothes Names with Definitions and Examples

Trainers/Running shoes

A casual shoe that often comes with an extra pair of laces. You can read more about trainers here .

Example: I like to wear my trainers when I go running!


Lingerie, or undergarments, are clothes that people wear underneath their outer garments. They can be seen as “clothes to sleep in” and also include bras, panties etc.

Example: She has a lot of different types of lingerie in her drawer.

Swim Suit

A swimsuit is a one-piece garment for swimming, diving or surfing that covers the wearer’s trunk and limbs. It can be made from a wide variety of materials, including cotton, nylon and Lycra.

Example: I need to go to the shop to buy a new swimsuit because mine has split!


A coat is a heavy garment worn to keep you warm. It can be long or short depending on who is wearing it, although most coats are long. A pea coat is a type of coat that falls just below the knees and has large pockets designed for keeping things in.

Example: It’s very cold today – I wish I had brought my coat.


A wrap is a large shawl-like garment that can be worn over the shoulders or wrapped around the waist and legs. They often have fringes or tassels on them.

Example: I like to wear wraps when we go out for dinner because they look very elegant.


Inner clothing worn to support your outer clothing. For more information, have a look at this blog post .

Example: I need to go shopping because all of my underwear is dirty.


A tracksuit is a suit made of the same material as sportswear, typically worn during exercise.

Example: We’re going to play football later; I need to find my tracksuit.


A two-piece women’s garment consisting of a bra top and bikini bottom.

Example: I love my new pink bikini!


A belt worn around the waist, typically as a fastening to hold up trousers.

Example: I need a new belt – mine is too big!


A type of trouser that has become popular as casual wear. It’s typically made from denim, but other materials are also used. The plural of trouser is either “trousers” or “pants”.

Example: He recently bought a new pair of jeans. I don’t like them very much!


A garment with long sleeves and a round neck that can be worn over shirts, blouses or T-shirts. Sweaters are typically knitted, made of wool or cotton or a combination.

Example: I like to wear jumpers when it’s cold outside because they keep me nice and warm.

100 Types of Clothes

Below is the list of 100 types of clothes:

  1. T-shirt
  2. Tank top
  3. Polo shirt
  4. Dress shirt
  5. Blouse
  6. Hoodie
  7. Sweater
  8. Cardigan
  9. Blazer
  10. Suit jacket
  11. Suit pants
  12. Jeans
  13. Shorts
  14. Skirt
  15. Dress
  16. Jumpsuit
  17. Romper
  18. Leggings
  19. Yoga pants
  20. Capris
  21. Sweatpants
  22. Track pants
  23. Tights
  24. Fishnet stockings
  25. Knee-high socks
  26. Ankle socks
  27. Athletic socks
  28. Dress socks
  29. Stockings
  30. Pantyhose
  31. Thigh-high stockings
  32. Long johns
  33. Thermal underwear
  34. Boxers
  35. Briefs
  36. Thongs
  37. Bras
  38. Sports bras
  39. Tankini
  40. Bikini
  41. One-piece swimsuit
  42. Rash guard
  43. Wetsuit
  44. Board shorts
  45. Button-up shirt
  46. Henley shirt
  47. Halter top
  48. Peplum top
  49. Crop top
  50. Tube top
  51. Kimono
  52. Poncho
  53. Cape
  54. Scarf
  55. Hat
  56. Beanie
  57. Beret
  58. Cap
  59. Baseball cap
  60. Sun hat
  61. Fedora
  62. Visor
  63. Bandana
  64. Tie
  65. Bowtie
  66. Necktie
  67. Ascot
  68. Cowl
  69. Shawl
  70. Wrap
  71. Tunic
  72. Kaftan
  73. Robe
  74. Nightgown
  75. Pajamas
  76. Onesie
  77. Tank dress
  78. Maxi dress
  79. Shift dress
  80. A-line dress
  81. Sheath dress
  82. Ball gown
  83. Cocktail dress
  84. Evening gown
  85. Prom dress
  86. Wedding dress
  87. Veil
  88. Tuxedo
  89. Dinner jacket
  90. Waistcoat
  91. Cummerbund
  92. Dress pants
  93. Cargo pants
  94. Chinos
  95. Khakis
  96. Corduroys
  97. Overalls
  98. Coveralls
  99. Scrubs
  100. Lab coat

List of Summer Clothes

  • Polo shirt
  • Shorts
  • Overalls
  • Hawaiians shirt
  • Bikini
  • Cap
  • Swim trunks
  • Straw hats
  • T-shirt
  • Sunglasses
  • Singlet
  • Tanktop
  • Dress
  • One-piece bathing suit

List of Winter Clothes

  • Trench coats
  • Sweaters
  • Socks
  • Earmuffs
  • Fleece jackets
  • Cardigans
  • Ski masks
  • Jackets
  • down vest
  • Long-sleeved top
  • Pajamas
  • Jeans
  • Beanies
  • Overcoat
  • Gloves
  • Mittens
  • Down jacket
  • Long coat
  • Scarfs
  • Ski hat

List of Women Clothes

  • Blouse
  • Knickers
  • Tracksuit
  • Saree
  • Maternity dress
  • Turtle neck
  • Jumper
  • Wedding dress
  • T-shirt
  • Dungarees
  • Handbag
  • Undershirts
  • Bathrobe
  • Slacks
  • Mini-skirt
  • Trouser
  • Evening dress
  • Evening gown
  • Scarf
  • Hat
  • Robe
  • Jeans
  • Lingerie
  • Panty
  • Garter-belt
  • Headband
  • Slip
  • Dress
  • Purse
  • Braces
  • Veil
  • Bikini
  • Shorts
  • Sleeve
  • Jacket
  • Zipper
  • Mittens
  • Stockings
  • Cardigan
  • Boxers
  • Skirts
  • Coat
  • Bra
  • Uniform
  • Boots
  • Leggings
  • lace
  • Swimsuits
  • Collar
  • Sweater
  • Ladieswear
  • Apron
  • Hoodie

List of Baby/Kids Clothes

  • Socks
  • Baby mittens
  • Baby beanie
  • Baby shoes
  • Baby suits
  • Overalls
  • Baby apron
  • Diapers
  • Baby sweaters
  • Singlets

List of Men’s Clothes

  • Overall
  • Bomber jacket
  • Shirt
  • Cargo pants
  • Vest
  • Raincoat
  • Singlet
  • Lycra shorts
  • Bathrobe
  • Swimsuits
  • Sweatband
  • Pullover
  • Jogging suit
  • Three-piece suit
  • Suit
  • Blazer
  • Socks
  • Tennis shorts
  • Sweater
  • Trench-coat
  • Gloves
  • Shorts
  • Running shorts
  • Underpants
  • Belt
  • Windbreakers
  • Hat
  • Down Vest
  • Down Jacket
  • Sweatshirt
  • Tie
  • Jacket
  • Sweatpant
  • Cap
  • Poncho
  • Long-sleeve top
  • Ski-jacket
  • Cardigan
  • Polo shirt
  • Jeans
  • Waist-coat
  • Bow-tie
  • Sleeveless-shirt
  • Jumper
  • Scarf
  • Tuxedo
  • Jumpsuit
  • Hawaiian shirt
  • Sportcoat
  • Pant
  • Tanktop
  • Tee shirt
  • Pajamas

List of Accessories

  • Stockings
  • Purse
  • Bow tie
  • Ring
  • Necklace
  • Scarf
  • Watch
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Pocket watch
  • Apron
  • Safety pin
  • Boots
  • Hair band
  • Earmuffs
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves
  • Mittens
  • Hair clip
  • Tie

Long Clothing Names

  • Maxi dress
  • Maxi skirt
  • Floor-length gown
  • Full-length coat
  • Longline blazer
  • Calf-length skirt
  • Ankle-length pants
  • Long-sleeved tunic
  • Duster coat
  • Ball gown
  • Mermaid dress
  • A-line skirt
  • High-low dress/skirt
  • Midi dress/skirt
  • Full-length jumpsuit
  • Maxi kaftan
  • Longline cardigan
  • Trench coat
  • Maxi shirt dress
  • Palazzo pants

Short Clothing Names

  • Mini skirt
  • Crop top
  • Tank top
  • Shorts
  • Bikini
  • Bralette
  • T-shirt
  • Skater dress
  • Romper
  • Camisole
  • Tube top
  • Boyshorts
  • Halter top
  • Sleeveless blouse
  • Hot pants
  • Polo shirt
  • Bra
  • Bodysuit
  • Tennis skirt
  • Singlet

Different Types of Hats

  • Cap
  • Derby hat
  • Beanie
  • Beret
  • Helmet
  • Mortar board
  • Straw hat
  • Top hat

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