Origin of full-dress
Definition for full-dress (2 of 2)
Origin of full dress
Examples from the Web for full-dress
The house, like every obvious manifestation of Palmer, is ready for a full-dress inspection.
Gentlemen intending to appear there, are requested to come with tooth-picks and full-dress walking-canes.
In fact, the whole thing went off like a full-dress rehearsal.Mortmain|Arthur Cheny Train
Of course, it is only on full-dress occasions that the veterans thus gaily bedeck themselves.
British Dictionary definitions for full-dress
- a formal or ceremonial style of dress, such as white tie and tails for a man and a full-length evening dress for a woman
- (as modifier)full-dress uniform