dishabille n : the state of being carelessly or partially dressed [syn: deshabille]
- ""A little after 3:15 o’clock yesterday afternoon a stream of people, hatless, coatless, some in an even worse state of dishabille rushed down the stairs or to the elevators of every one of the downtown buildings and onto the streets, their faces showing every sign of terror." — Seattle Post-Intelligencer, December 1, 1891
- 1919, Ronald
Duckworth, hardback edition, page 44
- She wore a dishabille of mignonette-green silk and bead-diapered head-dress that added several inches to her height [...].