evening dress

evening dresses
1) N-UNCOUNT Evening dress consists of the formal clothes that people wear to formal occasions in the evening.
2) N-COUNT An evening dress is a special dress, usually a long one, that a woman wears to a formal occasion in the evening.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • evening dress — evening ,dress noun 1. ) evening dress or evening wear uncount formal clothes that people wear when they go to important social events in the evening 2. ) evening dress or evening gown count a long dress that a woman wears when she goes to an… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • evening dress — n 1.) [U] formal clothes that people wear for formal meals, parties, and social events in the evening 2.) also evening gown especially AmE an attractive dress that a woman wears to a formal meal, party, or social event in the evening …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • evening dress — or evening clothes n. formal clothes worn on formal occasions in the evening …   English World dictionary

  • evening dress — UK / US noun Word forms evening dress : singular evening dress plural evening dresses 1) [uncountable] formal clothes that people wear when they go to important social events in the evening 2) evening dress or evening gown [countable] a long… …   English dictionary

  • Evening dress — The term evening dress can refer to: Full evening dress, or white tie, the most formal civilian dress code, especially in the United Kingdom More generally, any of various types of formal wear, including black tie and mess dress An evening gown.… …   Wikipedia

  • ˈevening ˌdress — noun 1) [U] formal clothes that people wear when they go to important social events in the evening 2) evening dress or evening gown [C] a long dress that a woman wears when she goes to an important social event in the evening …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • evening dress — evening attire, festive dress …   English contemporary dictionary

  • evening dress — noun attire to wear on formal occasions in the evening • Syn: ↑formalwear, ↑eveningwear, ↑evening clothes • Hypernyms: ↑attire, ↑garb, ↑dress • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • evening dress — noun a) An elegant dress worn by women, especially for social events in the evening, evening gown b) formal attire worn for evening social events …   Wiktionary

  • evening dress — noun 1 (U) special clothes worn for formal meals, parties etc in the evening 2 also evening gown especially AmE (C) a dress worn by women to formal meals, parties etc in the evening …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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