dress code

noun
|Updated on: 15 Jun 2018

Definition of dress code

: formally or socially imposed standards of dress

Examples of dress code in a Sentence

  1. The school imposed a new dress code that forbids students from wearing jeans.

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First Known Use of dress code

1961

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Definition of dress code for English Language Learners

  • : a set of rules about what clothing may and may not be worn at a school, office, restaurant, etc.


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