Definition of ballgown in English:

Share this entry

ballgown

Pronunciation: /ˈbɔːlɡaʊn/

noun

A woman’s elaborate full-length dress suitable for wearing to balls and similar social gatherings.
Example sentences
  • 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.
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.