Definition of sack dress in English:

Share this entry

sack dress

Pronunciation: /ˈsak ˌdres/

noun

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.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: sack dress

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.