Definition of Sunday-go-to-meeting in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌsəndēɡōtəˈmēdiNG/


(Of a hat, clothes, etc.) suitable for going to church in.
Example sentences
  • There's always one more cold front designed to nail folks in frilly, thin, cotton Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes and it struck right on schedule yesterday sending us back down into the fifties by day and the forties by night.
  • He was attired in his dark Sunday-go-to-meeting suit, rather than his usual salt-and-pepper tweed.
  • Charlie was one year older and seven inches taller than Graham, although Graham swore he was six feet tall when he had his Sunday-go-to-meeting shoes on.

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Syllabification: Sun·day-go-to-meet·ing

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