noun. ['ˈmæntʃuːə'] loose gown of the 17th and 18th centuries.
- manteuil (French)
Rhymes with Mantua
Sentences with mantua
1. Noun, singular or mass
The gown, also called a mantua, had a fitted bodice, sleeves that reached the elbows, and a skirt with an open front that showed the petticoat beneath.