dress uniform

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  1. 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.

  2. U.S. Army. a blue uniform worn for formal occasions.

  1. U.S. Navy. a dark blue uniform worn in cool seasons or climates.

Origin of dress uniform

First recorded in 1895–1900

Words Nearby dress uniform

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How to use dress uniform in a sentence

  • 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

dress uniform

  1. military formal ceremonial uniform

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