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SWADDLING CLOTHES

 Dictionary entry overview: What does swaddling clothes mean? 

SWADDLING CLOTHES (noun)
  The noun SWADDLING CLOTHES has 2 senses:

1. a garment (a gown or narrow strips of cloth) for an infant
2. restrictions placed on the immature

  Familiarity information: SWADDLING CLOTHES used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SWADDLING CLOTHES (noun)


Sense 1swaddling clothes [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A garment (a gown or narrow strips of cloth) for an infant

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

swaddling bands; swaddling clothes

Hypernyms ("swaddling clothes" is a kind of...):

garment (an article of clothing)

Domain usage:

plural; plural form (the form of a word that is used to denote more than one)


Sense 2swaddling clothes [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Restrictions placed on the immature

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("swaddling clothes" is a kind of...):

constraint (the act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others)

Domain usage:

plural; plural form (the form of a word that is used to denote more than one)


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