There are 2 translations of dress in Spanish:

dress1

Pronunciation: /dres/

n

  • 1 c (for woman, girl) vestido (m) (before n) dress length corte (m) de vestido
  • 2 u (clothing, style of dressing) the local dress el traje típico del lugar they arrived in formal dress llegaron vestidos de etiqueta actors in period dress actores con traje(s) de época they adopted Western dress adoptaron el modo de vestir or la vestimenta occidental he took great care over his dress se preocupaba mucho por su atuendo or su indumentaria (before n) dress code código (m) de vestir she has good/no dress sense tiene buen gusto/mal gusto para vestirse

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Word of the day lavado
m
wash …
Cultural fact of the day

In the River Plate region of Latin America the word copetín can mean an aperitif or light snack, or a social occasion at which these are consumed, generally before the evening meal.

There are 2 translations of dress in Spanish:

dress2

vt

  • 1 1.1 (put clothes on) vestir* to get dressed vestirse* I'm not dressed no estoy vestido she wasn't dressed for the occasion no estaba vestida de forma adecuada para la ocasión she was well/badly dressed iba bien/mal vestida a smartly dressed woman una mujer elegantemente vestida he was dressed in white/rags/uniform iba (vestido) de blanco/con harapos/de uniforme she was dressed in a kimono llevaba (puesto) un kimono 1.2 (provide clothes for) vestir* she's dressed by Balmain la viste Balmain
  • 2 [Culin] 2.1 (prepare) [chicken/fish] preparar dressed crab cangrejo (m) preparado 2.2 (season) [salad] aliñar
  • 4 [Agr] [Hort] [field/topsoil] abonar

vi

  • 1 1.1 (put on, wear clothes) vestirse* he always dresses in black siempre (se) viste de negro she dresses very well (se) viste muy bien to dress to the right/left cargar* or (Méx) calzar* a la derecha/izquierda 1.2 (dress formally) we don't dress for dinner no nos cambiamos para cenar
  • 2 [Mil] alinearse dress right! ¡vista a la derecha!

Phrasal verbs

dress down

v + o + adv (reprimand) [colloquial/familiar] regañar, echarle una regañina a [familiar/colloquial], retar (CS) , darle* or pasarle un café a (RPl) [familiar/colloquial] 1.1v + adv vestirse* informalmente

dress up

v + adv 1.1 (dress smartly) ponerse* elegante all dressed up and no place o (BrE) nowhere to go compuesta y sin novio, vestida y alborotada (Méx) 1.2 (in fancy dress) disfrazarse* to dress up as sth disfrazarse* de algo I'm going to dress up as a pirate me voy a disfrazar de pirata 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o 2.1 (dress smartly) poner* elegante 2.2 (in fancy dress) disfrazar* to dress sb up as sth disfrazar* a algn de algo 2.3 [idea/plan] disfrazar* criticism dressed up as advice críticas disfrazadas de consejos

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Word of the day lavado
m
wash …
Cultural fact of the day

In the River Plate region of Latin America the word copetín can mean an aperitif or light snack, or a social occasion at which these are consumed, generally before the evening meal.