dress the part

idiom

Definition of dress the part

: to dress the way that people in a particular role usually dress If you want people at work to believe that you're a professional, you have to dress the part.

Learn More about dress the part

Statistics for dress the part

Cite this Entry

“Dress the part.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dress%20the%20part. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

Comments on dress the part

What made you want to look up dress the part? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a closeup of a sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!