: wearing attractive or fashionable clothes
a well-dressed man

Examples of well-dressed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Who exactly is this intriguing (and well-dressed) group of rising performers? Christian Allaire, Vogue, 3 Apr. 2024 Yet the photographs are of this bourgeois woman who’s well-dressed and who’s sitting with her knitting. Chris Klimek, Smithsonian Magazine, 22 Feb. 2024 Fortunately, many of the well-dressed are more than willing to lend a helping hand to the interested. James Powel, USA TODAY, 3 Jan. 2024 Neighbors said Polito, older and well-dressed, had always stood out from the other younger residents in the apartment complex about eight miles from UNLV’s campus. Terry Castleman, Los Angeles Times, 7 Dec. 2023 Both come with lettuce leaves well-dressed with vinaigrette, bringing a welcome acidic oomph to the proceedings. Lucas Kwan Peterson, Los Angeles Times, 10 Nov. 2023 Building an effective packing list is no small feat, but Amazon is currently bursting at the seams with fall-ready sweaters, dresses, lightweight pants, and more to keep you cozy and well-dressed from the airport runway to the city streets without wasting your travel budget on clothes. Merrell Readman, Travel + Leisure, 8 Sep. 2023 For the outspoken and well-dressed coach, her success last year proved to be an emotional triumph. Anna Lazarus Caplan, Peoplemag, 7 Sep. 2023 Best Deals on Uniforms If your child has to wear a uniform to school, The Children’s Place has a dedicated uniform category with tons of options from shoes, outerwear, and clothes, to keep your kids well-dressed while meeting school regulations. Dorian Smith-Garcia, Parents, 25 July 2023

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“Well-dressed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-dressed. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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