Definition of cocktail dress in English:
A smart dress suitable for formal social occasions.
- The event is black tie or leisure suit, and cocktail dress or formal gown for the ladies.
- Dressed in a ravishing cocktail dress of a silky dark blue, she smiled at both of them widely brown eyes twinkling.
- If it was an A-line cocktail dress with a dusting of floral accents, it would have been a much better fit within the overall collection.
Definition of cocktail dress in:
- US English dictionary