Definition for DRESS


  1. That which is used as the covering or ornament of the body; clothes; garments; habit; as, the dress of a lady is modest and becoming; a gaudy dress is evidence of a false taste.
  2. A suit of clothes; as, the lady has purchased an elegant dress.
  3. Splendid clothes; habit of ceremony; as, a full dress.
  4. Skill in adjusting dress, or the practice of wearing elegant clothing; as, men of dress. – Pope.

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