Clothes in English

A list of clothes in English:
For the pronunciation of each item of clothing and what they are, please see the video above.

  • belt
  • bikini
  • blouse
  • boots
  • cap
  • coat
  • dress
  • gloves
  • hat
  • hoodie
  • jacket
  • jeans
  • overalls (American English) dungarees (British English)
  • pajamas (American English) pyjamas (British English)
  • panties (American English) knickers (British English)
  • pants (American English) = trousers (British English)
  • raincoat
  • scarf
  • shirt
  • shoes
  • shorts
  • skirt
  • socks
  • suit
  • sweater (American English) = jumper BR (British English)
  • sweatpants
  • sweatshirt
  • swimming trunks
  • swimsuit
  • tie
  • t-shirt
  • underpants
  • uniform
  • vest (American English) = waistcoat (British English)

As you can see, we have included the American English vs. British English words where appropriate.

For a more complete list with additional items of clothing and things you wear (with a written definition of each one), visit our article on our English vocabulary website: Clothes and Accessories in English.

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Clothes in English - ESOL Vocabulary

Lesson tags: British vs American, Clothes, Vocabulary
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