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See definition of dresses on Dictionary.com
  • nounclothing; woman's garment
  • verbput on clothing
  • verbphysically prepare; groom
  • verbcover a wound

synonyms for dresses

  • apparel
  • attire
  • costume
  • ensemble
  • frock
  • garb
  • gown
  • robe
  • skirt
  • smock
  • suit
  • uniform
  • wardrobe
  • accouterment
  • civvies
  • covering
  • drape
  • duds
  • gear
  • guise
  • habiliment
  • habit
  • muumuu
  • outfit
  • pinafore
  • raiment
  • shift
  • things
  • threads
  • tog
  • toga
  • trappings
  • vestment
  • Sunday best
  • attirement
  • dry goods
  • evening clothes
  • toggery
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How to use dresses in a sentence

In this country, we are apt to think when any one dresses himself up, that he is disguising a fool.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
As they brush the holly-leaves, in passing, the very sprays that touch the dresses of the scared girls are stirring.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Walking Dresses—Walking dresses, to be in good taste, should be of quiet colors, and never conspicuous.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Horses and dresses are found in the insular forms, but, so far, I have not found a single instance of the tournament.
THE THREE DAYS' TOURNAMENTJESSIE L. WESTON
The light dresses, worn upon such occasions, suffer severely in passing up and down a crowded staircase.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Dresses magnificently, gives wonderful parties, and always has the last new thing.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
Why, she dresses like a girl of twenty-fiveand acts that grown up, too, observed the jeweler.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
But neither young lady moved; their dresses wouldn't let them, poor things.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
We told her that she ought to wait until she wore long dresses before she talked about getting married.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
There is much swishing of dresses: the good ladies of the tracts are being seated.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
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