morning dress


noun

formal daytime apparel for men, including striped pants, a cutaway, and a silk hat.
a simple dress for wear in the home; housedress.

Nearby words

  1. mornay,
  2. morning,
  3. morning after,
  4. morning after, the,
  5. morning coat,
  6. morning glory,
  7. morning glory family,
  8. morning gun,
  9. morning line,
  10. morning prayer

Compare evening dress.

Origin of morning dress

First recorded in 1690–1700

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British Dictionary definitions for morning dress

morning dress

noun

formal day dress for men, comprising a morning coat, usually with grey trousers and top hat
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