outdress

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verb out·dress \ˌau̇t-ˈdres\

Definition of outdress

  1. transitive verb
  2. to dress in more fashionable, formal, or extravagant clothing than “Please do not outdress the hosts who will be barefoot, or in flip-flops at best,” [Christine Sterling] responds. — Joyce Lafray … [Ted] Manderfeld hams it up as Elton John with a pink feather boa, sequined suits and sparkling, star-shaped glasses.“You can't outdress Elton,” Manderfeld said …

1786

First Known Use of outdress

1786


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