Sunday best


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Sunday best

n.
One's best and often most formal clothing.

[From the practice among Christians of wearing one's best clothing to attend church on Sundays.]

Sunday best

n
(Clothing & Fashion) one's best clothes, esp regarded as those most suitable for churchgoing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sunday best - the best attire you have which is worn to church on SundaySunday best - the best attire you have which is worn to church on Sunday
finery - elaborate or showy attire and accessories
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Translations

Sunday best

nabito della domenica
References in classic literature ?
Alec was off at once, and they saw no more of him till the old barouche was at the door, and Aunt Plenty just rustling downstairs in her Sunday best, with Rose like a little black shadow behind her.
They were strange ornaments to bring on a sea voyage--china pugs, tea-sets in miniature, cups stamped floridly with the arms of the city of Bristol, hair-pin boxes crusted with shamrock, antelopes' heads in coloured plaster, together with a multitude of tiny photographs, representing downright workmen in their Sunday best, and women holding white babies.
We see staid families, with prayer-book and beads, enter the gondola dressed in their Sunday best, and float away to church.
Before long he overtook the old laborer, who was dressed in his Sunday best, and creeping slowly along the road.
But this vision had a breath of a hot London summer in it, and for a central figure a young man wearing his Sunday best, with a straw hat on his dark head and a wooden pipe in his mouth.
Here some eighty persons, all in their Sunday best, tricked out with ribbons and bunches of flowers, all of them on pleasure bent, were dancing away with heated visages as if the world were about to come to an end.
The working class, dressed in its Sunday best, was out taking the air and observing the effects of the strike.
30pm FACTUAL New curate Father Matthew, dressed in his Sunday best, goes out to meet his parishioners, including some who are homeless.
EVERTON have so far failed to put on their Sunday best - their last four Sabbath outings have all ended in defeat.
THE Sunday Mail is Scotland's Sunday best packed with the biggest news, brightest features and all the sport that counts.
SHAUN Murphy brought out his Sunday best as he edged ahead in the Betfred World Championship final on a dramatic evening at the Crucible.
SUNDAY SUNDAY BEST BEST A DRUG suspect went out on a limb to transport a stash of cocaine, but he was arrested when police discovered the drug inside his prosthetic leg.