Examples of dress down in a Sentence
dressed down for boorish behavior at the dance
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The singer also dressed down for the evening, opting for a black shirt and matching jeans paired with a colorful animal-print bomber jacket.
Guillaume Rey, a French waiter living in Canada, was fired from his job for dressing down a colleague.
That's a blessing when you're dressed down on the weekend and your coat is the coolest part of your look anyway.
The royal dad’s face was mostly covered by his helmet, and he was dressed down in jeans and a gray riding jacket.
Still mostly unknown nationally, his state has become a liberal stronghold and his dressing down of Trump during a recent White House visit will please liberals.
All the pieces can be dressed up or dressed down, worn day or night to work or play, and paired with high heels or slippers.
Gomez went for a casual sweatshirt and jeans, while Bieber dressed down in his hockey jersey and sweats.
The charming acoustic version offered a raw look at the lead character, dressed down in jeans and a sweatshirt instead of her usual party dresses and jewels—not to mention inspired wanderlust in audiences everywhere.
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dress down Synonyms
bawl out, berate, call down, castigate, chastise, chew out, flay, hammer, jaw, keelhaul, lambaste (or lambast), lecture, rag, rail (at or against), rant (at), rate, ream (out), rebuke, reprimand, reproach, scold, score, tongue-lash, upbraid;
abuse, assail, attack, bad-mouth, blame, blast, censure, condemn, criticize, crucify, denounce, dis (also diss) [slang], excoriate, fault, harangue, knock, lace (into), lash, pan, reprehend, revile, scourge, slam, vituperate;
lay into, read the riot act (to), take to task;
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