dressed to the nines

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Adj.1.dressed to the nines - dressed in fancy or formal clothingdressed to the nines - dressed in fancy or formal clothing
clad, clothed - wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination; "clothed and in his right mind"- Bible; "proud of her well-clothed family"; "nurses clad in white"; "white-clad nurses"
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Be it this year's Met Gala or the 72nd annual Cannes film festival, the couple dressed to the nines and managed to grab eyeballs wherever they went.
As usual, the people of Liverpool were dressed to the nines for the big event - and we wouldn't have it any other way.
"Being in these historic theatres with audiences coming dressed to the nines, creates this incredible atmosphere unlike anything I've ever seen before."
Guests showed up dressed to the nines in designer ball gowns, whimsical dresses, and flamboyant suits, dazzling the red carpet in an array of colors.
In the first shot, Jake stood in a suit alongside Amber and his wife Alison, who were both dressed to the nines in pretty gowns.
Mary McClain of Knoxville, Tennessee, chose Dressed to the Nines (*) (Quick Quilts, April/May 2009) when it came time to make a "princess quilt" as a gift for granddaughter Emerson Kate's 4th birthday.
An Our Lady and St Joseph's Primary spokesperson said:"The children made sure they were dressed to the nines in their new school uniforms."
PICTURES: DAVID MUNN SUMMER may be coming to an end - but thankfully the weather stayed dry for the first day of Fusion Festival, and plenty of music fans turned up dressed to the nines.
Dressed to the nines for Royal Ascot, Kelly looked drop-dead gorgeous so there was no need to use a phone app to rub out a small bulge of belly.
As expected, Geordie lads and lasses dressed to the nines as the sun came out for the biggest day in the North East racing calendar, with many making quite an impact with their outfits.
And Instagram user Aizat Paharodzie has taken it a step further with his colourful graphic designs depicting members of the Malaysian Cabinet, dressed to the nines in complete hipster garb.
He said the event attracted a predominantly elderly audience who came dressed to the nines as they partied down a storm, courtesy of DJ Glen Lewis, Daddy Ski, Douglas Mosadi,