: to dress in overly or inappropriately simple or informal clothing
Examples of underdress in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebFrostbite and hypothermia are common winter occurrences, and the solution is not to underdress.
John Schandelmeier, Anchorage Daily News, 1 Feb. 2020 Nevertheless, the blend of overpriced cocktails and underdressed waitresses proved to be a winning formula.
Kimberly Chrisman-campbell, The Atlantic, 4 Oct. 2017 There are times when these anecdotes—being underdressed at Buckingham Palace, getting caught in your underwear on Air Force One, getting a condolence call from the president after your cat dies—seem like small beer.
Alex Shephard, New Republic, 5 Sep. 2017
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