cocktail dress

noun

Definition of cocktail dress

  1. :  a usually short dress that is suitable for formal occasions

Word by Word Definitions

cocktailplay
  1. :  a usually iced drink of wine or distilled liquor mixed with flavoring ingredients

    :  something resembling or suggesting such a drink as being a mixture of often diverse elements or ingredients

    :  a mixture of agents usually in solution that is taken or used especially for medical treatment or diagnosis

  1. :  of, relating to, or set aside for cocktails

    :  designed for semiformal wear

  1. :  a horse with its tail docked

dressplay
  1. :  to make or set straight

    :  to arrange (as troops) in a straight line and at proper intervals

    :  to prepare for use or service

  1. :  apparel, clothing

    :  an outer garment (as for a woman or girl) usually consisting of a one-piece bodice and skirt

    :  covering, adornment, or appearance appropriate or peculiar to a particular time

  1. :  suitable for a formal occasion

    :  requiring or permitting formal dress

    :  relating to or used for a dress


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