Examples of dressy in a Sentence
Those shoes are so dressy, I rarely wear them.
She wore an outfit that was much too dressy for the occasion.
Recent Examples of dressy from the Web
Do some research ahead of time about the appropriate garb, and pack accordingly — at horse races, for example, women typically wear dressy hats while men don bow ties.
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First Known Use of dressy
DRESSY Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of dressy for Students
1 : requiring fancy clothes a dressy event
2 : proper for formal events dressy clothes
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