Simple Definition of underdress
: to dress in clothes that are too informal or not warm enough for an occasion
Full Definition of underdress
: to dress in overly or inappropriately simple or informal clothing
: to dress (as oneself) more simply or informally than is appropriate
Examples of underdress
I don't want to underdress for the party.
First Known Use of underdress
Rhymes with underdress
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