- to dress, array, or adorn, especially for special occasions, ceremonials, etc.
- clothes or apparel, especially rich or splendid garments.
- the horns of a deer.
Origin of attire
Examples from the Web for well-attired
Historical Examples of well-attired
He gazed at a picture of a well-attired youth smoking a cigar.Love at Paddington
W. Pett Ridge
Cabs struggled hopelessly to yield up the large number of highly respectable and well-attired ladies who had come to walk.The Wearing of the Green
And we can scarcely suppose that he would apply two such contrary epithets as "flaunting" and "well-attired" to the same plant.The plant-lore and garden-craft of Shakespeare
Henry Nicholson Ellacombe
- (tr) to dress, esp in fine elegant clothes; array
- clothes or garments, esp if fine or decorative
- the antlers of a mature male deer
Word Origin for attire
c.1300, "to fit out, equip; to dress in finery, to adorn," from Old French atirier "to equip, ready, prepare," from a- "to" + tire "order, row, dress" (see tier). Related: Attired; attiring.
c.1300, "equipment of a man-at-arms; fine apparel," from attire (v.).