The primary purpose of this article is to analyze costume culture inherent in the noun, ‘clothes’ from a perspective of lexical semantics. Through this analysis, It also aims to seek the method of analysis of culture with linguistic studies. For this purpose, the researcher analyzed word inner order of the compound formed by noun, ‘clothes’. In particular, this article will deal with vocabulary related to ‘clothes’, which is included in Standard Korean Language Dictionary. First of all, all of the headwords containing ‘clothes’ are surveyed through complete enumeration. Then, the headwords will be extracted only when they prove to have the meaning related to dressing by ‘interpretation’ of each word.