dressed to kill

idiom

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

Examples of dressed to kill in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Frankly, the 56-year-old icon was dressed to kill in a studded Zuhair Murad skirt and blazer over a sheer lace bustier and trousers. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, 11 Feb. 2023 Ashley Graham dressed to kill in a hot pink moment brought to you by the new SKIMS x Fendi collab. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, 20 Nov. 2021 Ortega wasn't the only Wednesday cast member dressed to kill on the black carpet. Hanna Lustig, Glamour, 17 Nov. 2022 Go to a restaurant or the grocery store and everyone was dressed to kill ... something, and then bathe in its blood. David Sedaris, CBS News, 7 Aug. 2022 While Gaga looks dressed to kill, thanks to the work of costume designer Janty Yates, some members of the all-star cast are unrecognizable. Leah Dolan, CNN, 30 July 2021

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“Dressed to kill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dressed%20to%20kill. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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