dress uniform

noun

Definition of dress uniform

: a uniform for formal wear

Examples of dress uniform in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Among the New York City police escort outside Good Shepherd Saturday was one man in dress uniform. Tribune News Service, oregonlive, "Cop with COVID-19 had no chance, but daughter ‘never thought it was the end’," 14 Sep. 2020 Vindman, a decorated officer who testified in his Army dress uniform, raised the alarm over the president’s July 25 telephone call with Ukraine’s new leader, Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Josh Wingrove, Bloomberg.com, "Trump Says He Sent Vindman to ‘A Much Different Location’," 13 May 2020 An Air Force dress uniform belonging to longtime former Mayor Leo Bender is featured prominently, and the wooden horse Wall carved to display a historic McClellan saddle must be seen in person to be appreciated. cleveland, "Broadview Heights Historical Society wraps up successful Christmas display, settles into permanent home," 17 Dec. 2019 Hanks, sporting a black tuxedo, faced off against the U.S. serviceman, who was in his Army dress uniform. Madison Dibble, Washington Examiner, "WATCH: Tom Hanks challenges Army sergeant to Academy Awards red carpet pushup contest," 10 Feb. 2020 Dozens of firefighters wearing dress uniforms marched into the Forest Hills Cemetery Sunday morning in a solemn procession headed by a 4-year-old girl in a light pink dress and pigtails. Gal Tziperman Lotan, BostonGlobe.com, "Boston firefighters gather to remember their fallen," 9 June 2019 Adolescent participants wore dress uniforms and gowns while dancing traditional routines to classical music, a nod to czarist Russia’s splendor. Washington Post, "AP Photos: Cadet ball revives imperial Russia’s splendor," 17 Dec. 2019 Some of his snapshots include him in his dress uniform, on tour in Afghanistan and during training in Japan. Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press, "Veteran: 'I'm one of the lucky ones' — photo exhibit gives glimpse of military life," 11 Nov. 2019 There were snapshots of dress uniforms, wedding photos, training and time served overseas. Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press, "Veteran: 'I'm one of the lucky ones' — photo exhibit gives glimpse of military life," 11 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of dress uniform

1814, in the meaning defined above

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“Dress uniform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dress%20uniform. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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dress uniform

noun

English Language Learners Definition of dress uniform

: a military uniform that is worn at formal events

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