granny dress

noun

Definition of granny dress

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

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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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First Known Use of granny dress

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 9 Aug. 2022.

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