cocktail dress

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cocktail dress

n.
A semiformal dress that usually falls at or near the knees.

cocktail dress

A woman’s short dress designed for wearing at semiformal occasions such as cocktail parties.
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Noun1.cocktail dress - a dress suitable for formal occasionscocktail dress - a dress suitable for formal occasions
dress, frock - a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
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Meanwhile, her three-quarter length Burberry trench coat, lined in iconic Burberry plaid, and her two-piece Givenchy cocktail gown of black satin, made for her 1963 film Charade, both fetched nearly PS70,000.
A cocktail gown of black satin Givenchy couture, as worn in 1963 film, Charade (PS50,000 - PS80,000)
The figure is dressed in the midnight blue backless cocktail gown, by Lebanese couturier Elie Sb, that Watson wore in real life at a red carpet event in Hong Kong in 2011.
Bollywood royalty Kapoor, clad in a black lace Dolce & Gabbana cocktail gown, told women to be comfortable in their own skin.
Bursting into the studio in trademaxk mink over a low-cut cocktail gown (William Ivey Long designed the spot-on period costume), Harper gives us a wonderful taste of the spirited star we came to see.
Remember Archbishop Francis Cardinal Spellman--known to friends as Franny--who reportedly showed up to a New Year's Eve soiree in a cocktail gown, astride J.
Five star: Rachel presents teatime show on STV; Green goddess: Emerald satin cocktail gown with gold brocade detail, pounds 200, Monsoon; Sexy black: Figure-hugging strapless gown, pounds 70, found by Rachel in TK Maxx; Lady in red: Velvet evening gown with poppy detail, pounds 150, Debut @ Debenhams Pictures: Mark Anderson.
DIANA, Princess of Wales wore this chiffon cocktail gown on the night Prince Charles admitted, in a TV interview, to committing adultery with Camilla Parker Bowles.
The day after his death was announced I wore a black taffeta cocktail gown and a large bolero hat (a la Prince's "Mountains" video) to school.
She stole the show at the Venice Film Festival in a cross between a cocktail gown and flamenco dress that was cut up the front to reveal a fine pair of pins.
lots of grey, brown and black, drainpipe trousers and leather stripped skirts, tweed and satin blouson jackets with fur stoles and a drop-dead gorgeous black cocktail gown decorated with hundreds of Swarovski crystals.