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adjective as in formal, fashionable

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This lightweight jacket pairs perfectly with jeans and boots for that camping trip or throw it on with some dressier shoes and wear this jacket to a dinner party.

Still later, she’d float warily at the edges of holiday photos, clearly hating her dressy clothes.

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There’s nothing like the feeling of silk against your skin and—bonus—it looks dressy, too.

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Buy Slip Pure Silk Adult Pleated Face Covering at Nordstrom, $nullWhen it comes to dressy masks, your face covering can either blend in with your outfit or become a statement all its own.

She advises to avoid rompers, “dressy” shorts, and -- despite their recent comeback in the fashion world -- Uggs.

In those 20 years, I went from very dressy to very un-dressy.

The lady was a very dressy person and she laid her silver-mesh purse on the counter between herself and Jess.

A ball dress should be made of either very dressy silk, or light, thin material made over silk.

The Opera—Here you should wear full dress, an opera cloak, and either a head-dress, or dressy bonnet of some thin material.

They were good and answered the purpose but a new fangled broom made of broom straw seemed so dressy.

If you'll look closely at the workers about town you'll see the same suits—right dressy, you'll notice.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dressy, such as: chic, classy, elegant, stylish, dressed to kill, and dressed to the nines.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.