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dressing

[ dres-ing ]SEE DEFINITION OF dressing
  • nouna food mixture
  • nounthe act of clothing
  • nounfertilizer

Synonyms for dressing

  • filling
  • stuffing
  • forcemeat
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DRESSING

Now hurry into your dressing gown and let's begin our letters.

In his dressing room he kept a large open bible in which he daily read.

Dressing herself as quickly as possible, she hurried to go downstairs.

You will observe that she has fine rugs in her dressing room and bathroom.

All the time he was dressing and taking his coffee he could hear her talking to some one.

A wild idea of dressing and letting him in was sternly dismissed.

I didn't want it done, and I never lent a hand to the dressing up.

I got up at once, pulled back the curtains, and mumbled my rle while dressing.

While dressing I fainted three times, but I was determined to play quand-mme.

On the dressing of the hair, especially, much time and money were spent.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., verbal noun from dress (v.). Sense in cookery is from c.1500. Meaning "bandage" is first recorded 1713. Dressing gown attested from 1777; dressing room from 1670s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DRESSING

balm

nounoily substance

bells and whistles

nounadded-value features
  • accessories
  • added features
  • attractive features
  • chrome
  • dressing
  • extras
  • gongs
  • trappings

condiment

nounflavoring
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