Definition of glad rags in English:

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glad rags

Pronunciation:

plural noun

informal
Clothes for a special occasion; smart or showy clothes: she changed out of her glad rags and tugged on old jeans
More example sentences
  • Reviewers are likely to mistake, if not nudity for new clothes, bizarre glad rags for haute couture.
  • It's the night of nights for the science glitterati of Australia, a chance for scientists and their mates to whip off their lab coats and don their glad rags.
  • Wear an old coat over your glad rags, though - sparks will fly.
Synonyms
best clothes, finery, Sunday best
informal best bib and tucker
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