well-dressed


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well-dressed

adj (well dressed when postpositive)
neatly, expensively, or fashionably attired
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Adj.1.well-dressed - having tasteful clothing and being scrupulously neat
groomed - neat and smart in appearance; well cared for; "the manager was a beautifully groomed young man"; "his horse was always groomed"
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well-dressed

adjective smart, elegant, stylish, chic, spruce, dapper, well turned out, dressed to kill, dressed up to the nines, soigné or soignée all the clothes deemed necessary for a well-dressed young lady
Quotations
"The sense of being well-dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquillity which religion is powerless to bestow" [Miss C. F. Forbes]
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Translations

well-dressed

[ˌwelˈdrest] ADJbien vestido
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well-dressed

[ˌwɛlˈdrɛst] adjben vestito/a, vestito/a bene
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