well-dressed

[ wel-drest ]
/ ˈwɛlˈdrɛst /

adjective

attired in clothing that is of good quality, is properly fitted, and is appropriate and becoming.

Nearby words

  1. well-developed,
  2. well-disciplined,
  3. well-disposed,
  4. well-documented,
  5. well-done,
  6. well-dressing,
  7. well-earned,
  8. well-endowed,
  9. well-equipped,
  10. well-established

Origin of well-dressed

First recorded in 1570–80

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British Dictionary definitions for well-dressed

well-dressed

adjective (well dressed when postpositive)

neatly, expensively, or fashionably attired
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