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fancy dress

noun

Simple Definition of fancy dress

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fancy dress

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

Examples of fancy dress in a sentence

  1. Everyone wore fancy dress for the ball.



1770

First Known Use of fancy dress

1770


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