Definition of cocktail dress in English:

cocktail dress

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  • A smart dress suitable for formal social occasions.
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    • 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.

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