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.
Kouzma had not thought of leaving out a clean shirt, and on receiving instructions to pack up everything and send it round to the Shtcherbatskys' house, from which the young people were to set out the same evening, he had done so, packing everything but the dress suit. The shirt worn since the morning was crumpled and out of the question with the fashionable open waistcoat.
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.
Mary's white muslin dress suited her particularly well, and she seemed the personification of innocence and love as she sat, now bending her head, now gazing up at the very tall and handsome man who was speaking to her with particular tenderness and self-restraint, as if he feared by word or gesture to offend or sully her angelic purity.
The Queen, wearing a striking jade-green dress suit, was joined by the Duke of Rothesay as well as the Princess Royal and her husband Sir Timothy Laurence at the Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park.
RANK Fox, of Skelmanthorpe, once gave me a dress suit to attend an award's dinner.
Internationally acclaimed Indian actress Priyanka Chopra sported a chic dress suit at actress Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding at the St.
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