fancy dress

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fancy dress

noun

: special clothes that you wear to a party where people are dressed to look like famous people, characters, etc.

Full Definition of FANCY DRESS

:  a costume (as for a masquerade) chosen to suit the wearer's fancy

Examples of FANCY DRESS

  1. Everyone wore fancy dress for the ball.

First Known Use of FANCY DRESS

1770

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