formalwear

[ fawr-muhl-wair ]
/ ˈfɔr məlˌwɛər /

noun

clothing designed for or customarily worn on formal occasions, as tuxedos and evening gowns.

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Origin of formalwear

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Example sentences from the Web for formalwear

  • His penchant for formalwear helped, but it had more to do with him pulling a party together and then retreating from it.

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