finery


fin·ery

noun \ˈfīn-rē, ˈfī-nə-\

: clothes, jewels, etc., that are expensive and beautiful

plural fin·er·ies

Full Definition of FINERY

:  ornament, decoration; especially :  dressy or showy clothing and jewels

Examples of FINERY

  1. She was proud to show off her new evening finery.
  2. <the guests arrived at the wedding in all their finery>

First Known Use of FINERY

1680

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator

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