full-dress

adjective

Definition of full-dress

:involving attention to every detail in preparation or execution
  • a full-dress rehearsal
  • a full-dress investigation

First Known Use of full-dress

1761


full dress

noun

Definition of full dress

:the style of dress prescribed for ceremonial or formal social occasions

Examples of full dress in a Sentence

  1. The Army required full dress be worn to the event.

  2. The officers were in full dress.

First Known Use of full dress

1748


FULL-DRESS Defined for English Language Learners

full-dress

adjective

Definition of full-dress for English Language Learners

  • : involving attention to every detail : very complete or full


full dress

noun

Definition of full dress for English Language Learners

  • : special clothes that are worn for a ceremony or for important social occasions


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