cocktail dress

cocktail dresses
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A cocktail dress is a dress that is suitable for formal social occasions.

At his side stood his wife Olivia, dark-haired and exquisite, in a white cocktail dress.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • cocktail dress — cocktail .dress n a formal dress for wearing to parties or other evening social events …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cocktail dress — cocktail ,dress noun count a short dress that is appropriate for a formal party …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Cocktail dress — Black cocktail dress Typical cocktail dress, storefront, South Hampton A cocktail dress or cockta …   Wikipedia

  • cocktail dress — noun a dress suitable for formal occasions • Syn: ↑sheath • Hypernyms: ↑dress, ↑frock * * * noun, pl ⋯ dresses [count] : a usually short dress that is suitable for formal occasions * * * ˈcocktail dress [cocktail dress …   Useful english dictionary

  • cocktail dress — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms cocktail dress : singular cocktail dress plural cocktail dresses a short dress that is suitable for a formal party …   English dictionary

  • cocktail dress — noun A type of womens evening dress suitable for semi formal occasions or cocktail parties …   Wiktionary

  • cocktail dress — /ˈkɒkteɪl drɛs/ (say koktayl dres) noun a formal dress suitable to wear to a cocktail party, usually short and often black …   Australian English dictionary

  • cocktail dress — noun (C) a formal dress for wearing to parties or other evening social events …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cocktail dress — female attire suitable for a semi formal event or gathering …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Dress code — redirects here. For the 2000 film released on video as The Dress Code, see Bruno (2000 film). Male Western dress code …   Wikipedia

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