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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How to use dress uniform in a sentence
They put on his dress uniform teeming with medals and ribbons, including a Bronze Star, a Purple Heart and expert infantry and parachutist badges.‘Was This All Worth It?’ Grieving the Death of One of the Last U.S. Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan | W.J. Hennigan | September 2, 2021 | Time
Honor guards in dress uniform from the NPYD, the FDNY, and the NYPD formed at the back of their respective vehicles.
Four white-gloved cops in dress uniform solemnly carried in the tiny coffin.
She was now wearing an equally prized memento on the chest of her dress uniform.NYPD’s New Cops Sworn In at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center | Michael Daly | July 3, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Her dress uniform had not stopped a female relative from giving her a kiss on the cheek.NYPD’s New Cops Sworn In at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center | Michael Daly | July 3, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
She went with her IV hidden under her dress uniform, toting a bag of medication.
He'd worn the dress uniform of a Project officer, but he felt that all eyes were on its deplorable sloppiness.Security | Poul William Anderson
He'd shaved and gelled his hair back, and had put on a crisp military dress uniform with a row of campaign ribbons on the breast.Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
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 wearing a very formal white dress uniform heavy with medals and gold braid.The Five Arrows | Allan Chase
Captain Montgomery, in the full dress uniform of a naval commander, reviewed his forces.Port O' Gold | Louis John Stellman
British Dictionary definitions for dress uniform
military formal ceremonial uniform
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