dressed to kill

Definition of dressed to kill

informal

  1. :  wearing very fancy or attractive clothes We attended the party dressed to kill.

Word by Word Definitions

dressplay dressed
  1. :  to make or set straight

    :  to arrange (troops, equipment, etc.) in a straight line and at proper intervals

    :  to prepare for use or service

  1. :  apparel, clothing

    :  an outer garment (as for a woman or girl) usually consisting of a one-piece bodice and skirt

    :  covering, adornment, or appearance appropriate or peculiar to a particular time

  1. :  suitable for a formal occasion

    :  requiring or permitting formal dress

    :  relating to or used for a dress

killplay
  1. :  to deprive of life :  cause the death of

    :  to slaughter (an animal) for food

    :  to convert a food animal into (a kind of meat) by slaughtering

  1. :  an act or instance of killing

    :  a decisive act that conclusively secures something (such as a deal or win)

    :  something killed: such as

  1. :  channel, creek


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