sunday-go-to-meeting


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Sun′day-go`-to-meet′ing

(ˈmit n, -ˈmi tɪŋ)

adj.
most presentable; best: Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes.
[1825–35, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sunday-go-to-meeting - used of clothing; "my good clothes"; "her Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes"
best - (superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities; "the best film of the year"; "the best solution"; "the best time for planting"; "wore his best suit"
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"Drawing up articles of impeachment is not going to be a Sunday-go-to-meeting," he said.
Dressed in his "Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes," and with some "sweet water" dabbed under his arms, an anxious but determined Jones was planning to make his way alone to Woolworth's in downtown Charlotte, N.C.
If pup is allowed to jump up on you when you are wearing your jeans, he will certainly think the same behavior is appropriate when you are in your best Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes.
An enfilade of five gray-painted walls is breached with the help of a trusty pair of yellow heels and those Sunday-go-to-meeting gloves, until Gilmore arrives, sweating and dusty, at the far side.