evening dress

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evening dress

n.
1. Clothing worn for evening social events. Also called evening clothes.
2. An evening gown.

evening dress

n
(Clothing & Fashion) attire for wearing at a formal occasion during the evening, esp (for men) a dinner jacket and black tie, or (less commonly, for women) a floor-length gown

eve′ning dress`


n.
formal or semiformal attire for evening wear. Also called eve′ning clothes`.
[1790–1800]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.evening dress - attire to wear on formal occasions in the eveningevening dress - attire to wear on formal occasions in the evening
attire, garb, dress - clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress"
balldress - a suit or dress for formal occasions
dinner dress, dinner gown, evening gown, formal - a gown for evening wear
black tie, dinner jacket, tux, tuxedo - semiformal evening dress for men
dress suit, full dress, tail coat, tailcoat, tails, white tie and tails, white tie - formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men
Translations
لِبَاسُ السَّهْرَةلِباس المَساء الرَّسْميلِباس المَساء الرَّسْمي للمَرأه
večerní šaty
selskabstøjaftenkjoleselskabskjole
iltapuku
večernja haljina
estélyi öltözet/ruha
kvöldkjóllkvöldklæînaîur
イブニングドレス
야회복
večerná toaletavečerné šaty
högtidsdräkt
ชุดกลางคืน
váy dạ hội

evening dress

n (woman's) → abito da sera
in evening dress (man) → in abito scuro (woman) → in abito lungo

evening

(iːvniŋ) noun
1. the part of the day between the afternoon and the night. He leaves the house in the morning and returns in the evening; summer evenings; tomorrow evening; on Tuesday evening; early evening; (also adjective) the evening performance.
2. the last part (of one's life etc). in the evening of her life.
evening dress
1. clothes worn for formal occasions in the evening.
2. a formal dress worn by a woman in the evening.

evening dress

لِبَاسُ السَّهْرَة večerní šaty selskabstøj Abendkleid βραδινό ένδυμα traje de etiqueta, traje de noche iltapuku robe de soirée večernja haljina abito da sera イブニングドレス 야회복 avondjurk aftenkjole strój wieczorowy vestido de noite вечернее платье högtidsdräkt ชุดกลางคืน gece elbisesi váy dạ hội 夜礼服
References in classic literature ?
"He is extraordinarily thin and his dress-coat hangs on a skeleton frame.
"He had his death's head and his dress-coat, just as when he appeared to Joseph Buquet!"
If the ghost came to the box, he must be seen, because he wore a dress-coat and a death's head.
As my dazed faculties cleared I observed that the body was in evening dress; the overcoat thrown wide open revealed the dress-coat, the white tie, the broad expanse of shirt front pierced by the sword.
'Please, sir, can you tell me which gentleman of your party wears a bright blue dress-coat, with a gilt button with "P.
'I was not present myself,' replied the visitor, 'and in consequence of your firm refusal to give your card to Doctor Slammer, I was desired by that gentleman to identify the wearer of a very uncommon coat--a bright blue dress-coat, with a gilt button displaying a bust, and the letters "P.
The attire of this gentleman was composed of a many-folded white cravat, a close-buttoned blue dress-coat, and nankeen trousers with gaiters to match, ridiculous to the present generation.
Sophie, dressed in a Samantha Shaw dress-coat with long sleeves and ivory silk train, turned to acknowledge the crowd with a dazzling smile - and the cheers and cries were deafening.
STARS at the MTV after-show parties binned the bling in favour of glamorous chic.Proving she is no Freak of Nature, Anastacia changed into an elegant kaftanesque dress-coat teamed with red knee-high boots and a sassy red belt.