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little black dress Line breaks: lit¦tle black dress

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Definition of little black dress in English:


A woman’s short or medium-length black dress suitable for almost any social engagement.
Example sentences
  • She took her bath, then dressed carefully in a little black dress with cap sleeves, a v-neck that showed a hint of her cleavage, and fell to just above her black silk stocking covered knees.
  • A tailored jacket will do it, or a neat little suit, or perhaps a little black dress under a short white trench.
  • The little black dress, short skirts, and men's jacket worn with a skirt are all vintage Chanel and even today form the basics of a modern woman's wardrobe in western society.
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