Entry from US English dictionary
Clothing, such as tuxedos and evening gowns, for formal social occasions.
- The boy was smartly dressed in formalwear for the occasion but the effect was ruined by his messy sandy hair.
- In terms of budget, you should expect to pay anywhere between $50 for a conventional tuxedo to $200 for top-notch designer formalwear.
- What's the latest trend in formalwear and what kind of tuxedo would you recommend?
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