Pronunciation: (goun),[key] —n. 1. a woman's dress or robe, esp. one that is full-length.
3. dressing gown.
4. See evening gown. 5. a loose, flowing outer garment in any of various forms, worn by a man or woman as distinctive of office, profession, or status: an academic gown. 6. the student and teaching body in a university or college town.