dress form

  1. an adjustable dummy used in dressmaking that can be made to conform to a person's figure

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How to use dress form in a sentence

  • "Yes, indeed, we could have Sallie's dress form," she said cordially.

    Georgina's Service Stars | Annie Fellows Johnston
  • She pinned them to the dress form so as to show the relationship of each piece to the figure.

    Clothing and Health | Helen Kinne
  • She ran out of the room, coming back in a moment with a life-size dress-form in her arms, which she set down.

    The Wishing-Ring Man | Margaret Widdemer