dress uniform


noun

U.S. Air Force. a uniform consisting of the coat and trousers of the service uniform, with a white shirt and black bow tie, worn for formal occasions.
U.S. Army. a blue uniform worn for formal occasions.
U.S. Navy. a dark blue uniform worn in cool seasons or climates.

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Origin of dress uniform

First recorded in 1895–1900
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Example sentences from the Web for dress uniform

  • He cried a little, unashamed, the tears streaming down his lined face and darkening the collar of his dress-uniform.

    Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
  • He was already in dress-uniform for the parade, and wore side arms.

    The Code of the Mountains|Charles Neville Buck

British Dictionary definitions for dress uniform

dress uniform

noun

military formal ceremonial uniform
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