full dress

noun

Definition of full dress

  1. :  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.

1748

First Known Use of full dress

1748


FULL DRESS Defined for English Language Learners

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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