Put on one’s clothes
he dressed quickly
Clothing worn, or appropriate for wearing, during the day.
Dress in smart or formal clothes
To dress again or afresh; to revise or rearrange. Also †without object with reflexive meaning (obsolete).
Dress (someone or something) again
A woman’s tailored dress, typically fastening down the front and resembling a coat
Formal clothing worn at a royal court
Wear clothing typical of the opposite sex
Of or relating to dress that is informal or less formal than would be expected
Decorate a ship with flags, for a special occasion
Another term for tailcoat.
A set of rules, usually written and posted, specifying the required manner of dress at a school, office, club, restaurant, etc.
A good instinct for selecting garments which suit the wearer
A man’s white shirt worn with a bow tie and a dinner jacket on formal occasions
An unusual or amusing costume worn to make someone look like a famous person, fictional character, or an animal, especially as part of a theme at a party
To remove the internal organs from (hunted game) soon after the kill, primarily to aid the cooling of the carcass.
Clothes worn on ceremonial or formal occasions
A dress with a divided skirt; = pantdress.
(In early use probably) a dress made of a paperlike fabric; (later) a dress made of paper, especially an inexpensive disposable one.
To dress (stone, etc.) with a pick.
Especially of a woman: to dress in such a way as to convey the impression of efficiency, self-confidence, and assertiveness.
To beat and scrape (flax or hemp) in order to remove the coarser particles. Compare swingle. Now chiefly historical.
A woman’s short, loose, unwaisted dress, originally fashionable in the 1950s
A full, loose-fitting dress that is narrow at the shoulders and very wide at the hem, having no waistline or darts
A close-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders; a chemise dress.
A tight-fitting dress made of a stretchy fabric that appears to be wrapped around the body in layers
A dress having a bodice styled in this way.
Uniform of a type intended to be worn by soldiers in actual combat
The first level of seats above the ground floor in a theater
A piece of material long enough to make a dress
A military parade in full dress uniform
A piece of waterproof material fastened in the armpit of a dress to protect it from perspiration
A dress having a waistline just below the bust, and a skirt that is long, loose, and straight.
Clothing suitable for an official or important occasion
Costumes for a theatrical production that are in a style from the period of performance rather than that of a play’s setting or time of writing
A man’s cutaway coat and striped pants, worn on formal occasions such as weddings, typically with a top hat
†traditional costume including a poncho (obsolete).
Military uniform worn on formal but not ceremonial occasions
A short dress with a fitted waist and a skirt that flares into an A-line shape
A dress worn by a bride at her wedding, typically long and white
The traditional dress of students, graduates, or officials of a university or college, usually including a cap and gown, and for graduates a hood, now mainly worn on formal or ceremonial occasions.
An elegant dress suitable for semiformal social occasions
The final rehearsal of a live show, in which everything is done as it would be in a real performance
Clothing in the traditional style of the Scottish Highlands, including the kilt, now chiefly worn on formal occasions
A dress worn by a bride for her wedding; = wedding-dress.
A style of women’s dress introduced in the late 19th century, characterized by the wearing of knickerbockers or bloomers in place of a skirt
= academic dress.
= disco dress.