Definition of ballgown in English:


Syllabification: ball·gown
Pronunciation: /ˈbôlˌgoun


  • A woman’s elaborate full-length dress suitable for wearing to balls and similar social gatherings.
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    • Take a lovely young woman in a red turn-of-the-century ball gown.
    • Maybe I was still hoping she would present me with some of her discarded ball gowns.
    • A true princess style can encompass a range of ball gowns.

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