dressed dressed  /d ˈrɛst/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) dressed or clothed especially in fine attire; often used in combination
  2. (adj) treated with medications and protective covering
  3. (adj) (of lumber or stone) to trim and smooth
  4. (adj) dressed in fancy or formal clothing

Usage(s):

  1. A new website catalogs the worst-dressed customers spotted at the big-box retailer.
  2. Mandela became a disguise artist: dressed as a garage worker, he once wheeled a spare tire down the main street of Johannesburg under the nose of the cops.
  3. Each was dressed in black pants, flowing black shirt, spanking-new black Nikes.

News

  1. Man dressed as ninja faces a number of charges

    Sioux Falls police say a man dressed as a ninja faces a number of charges, after an overnight crime spree.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KSFY Sioux Falls

  2. Man dressed as ninja faces a number or charges

    Sioux Falls police say a man dressed as a ninja faces a number of charges, after an overnight crime spree.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KSFY Sioux Falls

  3. Dressed in drag, arrested for DUI

    A man in drag was arrested after reportedly driving around Athens Regional Park dressed as a woman and \"approaching men asking if they would like a sexual act performed on them.\"
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Daily Post-Athenian

Quotes

  1. Gallagher added: "Seven nominations you say? Is that all? I always knew my time would come in the best dressed man in the world category."
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: Noel Gallagher Source: Reuters UK

  2. Annie, who eventually managed to complete the shoot, says: "She doesn't really want to get dressed up anymore. She just couldn't be bothered and I admire her for that."
    on Jul 13, 2007 By: Annie Leibovitz Source: Times of India

  3. "Shiloh's hysterically funny, one of the goofiest, most playful people you'll ever meet. Goofy and verbal, the early signs of a performer. I used to get dressed up in costumes and jump around," she said.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Angelina Jolie Source: Newsx Online (blog)

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