dress-down day


: a day during which employees are allowed to wear casual attire at work

Examples of dress-down day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The suggestions for raising funds include raffles, dress-down day, bake sale, chili cook-off, spaghetti dinners, etc. Sam Boyer, cleveland, 5 Mar. 2021 If your workplace doesn't already, maybe consider organizing a Pride bake sale or dress-down day with proceeds going to an LGBTQ charity. Nick Levine, GQ, 14 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1986, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dress-down day was in 1986

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“Dress-down day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dress-down%20day. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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