dress suit


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dress suit

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(Clothing & Fashion) an ensemble of matching formal evening wear
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Noun1.dress suit - formalwear consisting of full evening dress for mendress suit - formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men
evening clothes, evening dress, eveningwear, formalwear - attire to wear on formal occasions in the evening
morning coat, swallowtail, swallow-tailed coat - a man's full-dress jacket with two long tapering tails at the back
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And--oh, yes--a water-front comrade of earlier years drifted along one day with a dress suit wrapped in newspapers.
A submissive orchestra dictated to by a spectacled man with frowsy hair and a dress suit, industriously followed the bobs of his head and the waves of his baton.
He wore a dress suit, and could chin the bar twice with one hand.
I've never seen you in your dress suit,' she said as she opened the door for him.
de Villefort, he fulfilled the predictions of Heloise to the letter, -- donned his dress suit, drew on a pair of white gloves, ordered the servants to attend the carriage dressed in their full livery, and drove that same night to No.
The club was run by, I think, a gentleman called Arthur Lacey, who always wore a dress suit, a frilled dress shirt, a bow tie as big as a vampire bat and a gallon of Brut aftershave.
From frothy, floaty, dusty gowns to a chic bubble dress suit the 22-year-old has been a pioneer for the pretty in pink look and it has catapulted her to the top of the fashion chain.
Completed with wide peaked contrasting satin lapel, structured shoulders ensuring a strong silhouette, satin stripe tuxedo trousers, and fully canvassed for a clean, rumple-free fit, this single-button dress suit is a timeless investment.
Dad in his dress suit and mum in these amazing dresses.
Steve Wraith, editor of the Newcastle Toon Talk fanzine, has urged Hughton to keep his current dress suit washed and pressed.
In the compact venue, however, it is possible to spot things which might not be so apparent on a bigger stage - over-long dress suit trousers folded up at the ankles of leading actor Oliver Hume, a rather tatty red carpet on the staircase to the bedrooms of his isolated coastal home, and a mother and daughter who seem, strangely, about the same age.