dressy

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adjective \ˈdre-sē\

Definition of dressy

dressier

dressiest

  1. 1 :  showy in dress

  2. 2 :  stylish, smart <dressy clothes>

  3. 3 :  requiring or characterized by fancy or formal dress <a dressy affair>

dressiness

noun

Examples of dressy in a sentence

  1. Those shoes are so dressy, I rarely wear them.

  2. She wore an outfit that was much too dressy for the occasion.

1768

First Known Use of dressy

1768


DRESSY Defined for English Language Learners

dressy

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adjective \ˈdre-sē\

Definition of dressy for English Language Learners

  • : suitable for formal events

  • : requiring fancy or formal clothes

  • : liking to wear fancy or formal clothes


DRESSY Defined for Kids

dressy

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adjective \ˈdre-sē\

Definition of dressy for Students

dressier

dressiest

  1. 1 :  requiring fancy clothes <a dressy event>

  2. 2 :  proper for formal events <dressy clothes>



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