Simple Definition of dressy
: suitable for formal events
: requiring fancy or formal clothes
: liking to wear fancy or formal clothes
Examples of dressy in a sentence
Those shoes are so dressy, I rarely wear them.
She wore an outfit that was much too dressy for the occasion.
First Known Use of dressy
DRESSY Defined for Kids
Definition of dressy for Students
1 : requiring fancy clothes <a dressy event>
2 : proper for formal events <dressy clothes>
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