noun house·dress \ˈhas-ˌdres\

: an informal dress that is usually worn only while cleaning or doing other housework

Full Definition of HOUSEDRESS

:  a dress with simple lines that is suitable for housework and is made usually of a washable fabric

First Known Use of HOUSEDRESS


Other Clothing Terms

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


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