gladrags


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gladrags

Fancy clothes, especially the best clothes that somebody keeps for special occasions.
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gladrags

[ˈglædˌrægz] npl (fam) → vestito della festa
she's in her gladrags tonight → è tutta in ghingheri stasera
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Disco night in support of hospital A former hospital patient threw on his discothemed gladrags to raise cash for sick children.
Devoted fans took their 'handbags and gladrags' alongside tartan scarves and hats - a nod to Sir Rod's Scottish heritage.
"His mum's favourite was Rod Stewart's 'Handbags and Gladrags' and he sang it just before she died.
What was is it like winning the Gladrags Mrs India 2006?
But, at least the programme threw up the odd interesting fact - I didn't know, for example, that Mike d'Abo, of Manfred Mann (who wrote Handbags and Gladrags) penned the "A finger of Fudge is just enough" jingle.
Passengers will be able to get their gladrags on for Strictly Come Dancing sailings with some of the professional dancers and watch the most glamorous race on the Formula One calendar, on the narrow streets of Monaco.
He may have stopped belting out some of his less suitable hits as he's aged, but he still loves his gladrags.
The Aberdare rockers closed the first night of Scotland's biggest summer music event with crowd-pleasers including Have A Nice Day, I Wouldn't Believe Your Radio and Handbags And Gladrags.
The town may be awash with all sorts of scandal concerning some very high profile people but the A-list put it all behind them at the weekend and got on their gladrags for the annual back-slapping event that is the Hollywood Film Awards.
Expect hits including I'm Into Something Good, I'm Henry The 8th, Everlasting Love, Bringing On Back The Good Times and Handbags and Gladrags to name just a few.
FESTIVAL season is under way and, with T in the Park starting on Friday, it's time to get your gladrags sorted.
WE KNOW that the Pride of Britain Awards, which place this week, are supposed to be about celebrating "ordinary people doing extraordinary things" but there's no getting away from it, the ceremony was also an excuse for lots of celebs to get their gladrags on and hit the red carpet.