dressier dressier  /d ˈrɛ si ər/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) in fancy clothing

Usage(s):

  1. Casual dress may finally be acceptable in the workplace, but fashion designers are predicting a return to dressier styles for fall.
  2. They put limbs in limbo, but jumpsuits are dressier than ever Amelia Earhart wore them while piloting her plane across the oceans.

News

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Quotes

  1. "It's really a giant T-shirt that's dressier, prettier and a little more feminine," said Sui, who has made flirty frocks her signature look.
    on Mar 20, 2007 By: Anna Sui Source: Press-Enterprise

  2. "Things are getting a little dressier. We've seen a shift from twill to more oxford-cloth shirts. And while ties are still seen as a bit intimidating, more companies are moving to a nice oxford shirt with a pressed pair of pants," said John...
    on Feb 18, 2008 By: John Howard Source: RTO Online

  3. "My favorite is a square-toe black shoe, but for a dressier look, I'll wear gators," Seymour says. "The bigger the shoes, the more expensive they get. Unfortunately, I'm a size 17."
    on Nov 30, 2004 By: Richard Seymour Source: SI.com

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