Definition of Sunday best in English:

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Sunday best

Pronunciation: /ˈˌsənˌdā ˈbest/ /ˈsəndē ˈbest/


(one's Sunday best)
A person’s best clothes, worn to church or on special occasions.
Example sentences
  • Everyone is dressed in their Sunday best, business attire (for men as for women) being the preferred costume.
  • Instead of the white satin gown and lace veil Elizabeth had worn, Inger simply dressed in her Sunday best.
  • In 1911 striking women workers from Bermondsey jam and pickle factories, dressed in their Sunday best of feather boas, went round and picketed out other workers.

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Syllabification: Sun·day best

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