dressing sack

  1. a woman's dressing gown.

Origin of dressing sack

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65

Words Nearby dressing sack

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How to use dressing sack in a sentence

  • To their surprise, they found her in a loose dressing-sack, busily engaged in polishing her silver.

    Amy in Acadia | Helen Leah Reed
  • Would the iceman or the janitor hesitate to “talk back” to the uncorseted lady in a pink dressing-sack?

  • When we approach blue in our dressing-sack rainbow, speech becomes pitifully weak.

  • The woman who has nothing to do, and not even a shadow of a purpose in life, will enshrine her helpless back in a dressing-sack.

  • When she returns, she has plucked up enough energy to change her dressing-sack!