Definition of sack dress in English:

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sack dress

Pronunciation: /ˈsak ˌdres/


A woman’s short, loose, unwaisted dress, originally fashionable in the 1950s.
Example sentences
  • Next seasons's big thing, the sack dress, was also seen in the show.
  • Bodies were being reconfigured dramatically, particularly female ones - the corset and chignon were abandoned for the unconstructed sack dress and bobbed hair of the femme nouvelle.
  • The collection ended on a high note with a sequence of little black sack dresses with gilded metallic trim.

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Syllabification: sack dress

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