granny dress

noun

: a long loose-fitting dress usually with high neck and long sleeves

Examples of granny dress in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Comes complete with an old granny dress, purse and wig. Katey Clifford, oregonlive, 26 Sep. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of granny dress was in 1909

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“Granny dress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/granny%20dress. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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