dinner clothes

plural noun
  1. formal or semiformal clothing worn for formal dinners or similar social occasions.

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How to use dinner clothes in a sentence

  • I shall come in a hired carriage, and quietly dressed—not in dinner clothes, I mean—and you must do the same.

  • "It is a mutual mash," declared Dee, when we went to our room to don dinner clothes.

  • I gave Stogie a note for Mrs. Klopton, and with my dinner clothes there came back the gold bag, wrapped in tissue paper.

    The Man in Lower Ten | Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Now he was wondering if it was necessary for him to journey to Key West and have a suit of dinner clothes made over night.

    Sylvia's Marriage | Upton Sinclair
  • It was Mr. Beecher himself, in his dinner clothes and bareheaded.

    Bab: A Sub-Deb | Mary Roberts Rinehart