Share this entry

Share this page

dress sense

Line breaks: dress sense

Definition of dress sense in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A good instinct for selecting garments which suit the wearer.
Example sentences
  • That is good as his dress sense should be well suited to your average citizen of Sheffield.
  • Once cruelly mocked for her lack of dress sense, in recent years a more sophisticated Camilla has emerged - one who is not afraid to make a personal style statement when the occasion demands it.
  • A police spokesman advised students to stay street safe and not display their wealth, but added that attacks on students motivated by their dress sense were uncommon.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…