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Sunday clothes

plural noun
a person's best or newest clothing, as saved for Sundays and special occasions.
Also called Sunday best.
Origin of Sunday clothes
First recorded in 1635-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Sunday best

noun phrase

One's best clothes; best bib and tucker: both wearing what Delaney descibed as Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes

[entry form 1779+; fr the earlier Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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