Definition of evening gown in English:

evening gown

Syllabification: eve·ning gown


A long, elegant dress suitable for wearing on formal occasions.
More example sentences
  • By the time she reaches the famous signature song, she is dressed in an elegant evening gown and her girlish energy has become the stillness of despair and bitterness.
  • Strangely, the girl's parents were wearing evening gown and tuxedo.
  • Still dressed in the blue evening gown, she threw a few things into an overnight bag, grabbed up her purse and followed Jerry out of her apartment.

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