dress uniform


: a uniform for formal wear

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Every uniform tells a story, of course, especially a dress uniform, which is stitched with decorations that describe a career. John Kelly, Washington Post, 28 Feb. 2023 Honor Guard members wear a dress uniform. Ashley Luthern, Journal Sentinel, 10 Feb. 2023 Teixeira, slim and boyish in photographs taken in his blue dress uniform, had been assigned to manage and troubleshoot computers and communications systems for the 102nd Intelligence Wing at Otis Air National Guard Base, according to the Air Force. Dan Lamothe, Evan Hill, Alex Horton And Missy Ryan, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Apr. 2023 The line of mourners, including dozens of police officers and other first responders in dress uniforms, poured out of Oak Lawn’s Blake-Lamb Funeral Home for much of the service, stretching along the building’s sidewalk. Jake Sheridan, Chicago Tribune, 8 Mar. 2023 Prince Jacques looked like a miniature version of his dad in a formal dress uniform. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, 21 Nov. 2022 Every few months, the Does travel to the Virginia courthouse, where Mast sits in his military dress uniform with his wife. Rozina Ali, New York Times, 10 Nov. 2022 Read full article King Charles III, in dress uniform and carrying a field marshal’s baton, walked behind the coffin, joined by his sister, Princess Anne, and their two brothers, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward. Mark Landler, BostonGlobe.com, 14 Sep. 2022 Ackerman introduces him, clad in his dress uniform, watching the Arlington funeral of a Marine from afar. Carter Malkasian, Washington Post, 12 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1814, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dress uniform was in 1814

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“Dress uniform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dress%20uniform. Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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