mini·​dress ˈmi-nē-ˌdres How to pronounce minidress (audio)
: a short close-fitting dress

Examples of minidress in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The singer and actress wore a yellow silk minidress from a vintage clothing store, accessorized with a diamond necklace by W. Salamoon, which made for a look reminiscent of Kate Hudson's character's own in a pivotal scene of the rom-com favorite How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days. Raechal Shewfelt,, 14 May 2024 For her party in Brooklyn, N.Y., on May 11, the Girl Meets World alum wore a silk butter yellow minidress channeling Kate Hudson as Andie Anderson in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 13 May 2024 In Marni Nicki Minaj made an appearance on the red carpet in a chic yellow and metallic minidress by Marni. Robyn Mowatt, Essence, 7 May 2024 Throughout it all, McCartney, who shimmered in a metallic silver minidress, divvied up her time between all her guests—see snaps of her and Matt Damon, Serena Williams, Penelope Cruz, and more! Vogue, 7 May 2024 Jennie’s minidress featured a daring yet fun cutout featuring a charmed waist chain. Nicole Fell, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 May 2024 In the clip Kelce is dressed in a head-to-toe salmon pink look while Swift rocks a flirty black (or possibly brown) leather minidress with a pair of sling-backs. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, 3 May 2024 The 41-year-old rapper wore a golden yellow Marni minidress that resembled an oil painting and was adorned with 3-D multi-colored flowers. Heran Mamo, Billboard, 3 Sep. 2019 Perry wore the shirt as a minidress and accessorized with black combat boots and a black cross-body bag. Catherine Santino, Peoplemag, 18 Apr. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of minidress was in 1965

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“Minidress.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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