dressing dressing  /d ˈrɛ sɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type
  2. (n) a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
  3. (n) making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure
  4. (n) a cloth covering for a wound or sore
  5. (n) processes in the conversion of rough hides into leather
  6. (n) the activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes
  7. (n) the act of applying a bandage

Usage(s):

  1. If your dressing measures up, I assure you he will bottle it.
  2. She never got to Panov's dressing room.
  3. Dressing down was a way of acting up.

News

  1. Unilever Mobile Effort Garners 87% Purchase Intent Lift

    Unilever's mobile display ads for its Wish-Bone Italian salad dressing drew an 87 percent purchase intent lift for a spring campaign that recently wrapped, according to the company, which cited a total of 757 consumers surveyed by comScore. Wish-Bone's marketing team had first dibs on testing Solve Media's newly expanded "type-in" mobile ad network, which, starting today for all advertisers ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: AdWeek

  2. Tad Friend: On “Letterman,” a backup singer takes center stage.

    Darlene Love, a tiny dynamo with golden ringlets, peered at a black-and-white photograph on the wall of her dressing room at the Ed Sullivan Theatre, where “Late Show with David Letterman” tapes. She tapped a dim figure and said, “That’s Claudia.” Only . . .
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The New Yorker

  3. Recipe for sweet and spicy wings with ranch dressing

    Serves 4 as dinner or 8 as an appetizer with leftovers DRESSING        
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  1. "To see Messi cry in the dressing room, whoever says that he doesn't feel pride for his shirt is stupid," Maradona said.
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Diego Maradona Source: Independent Online

  2. Pietersen said: "As an England cricketer the Ashes are the pinnacle of the game so I'm absolutely devastated to be missing the rest of this series. To leave a winning dressing room at this time is heartbreaking but it wouldn't be fair to the team or...
    on Jul 23, 2009 By: Kevin Pietersen Source: Mirror.co.uk

  3. "That was the hardest game I have ever been involved in," he added. "I am more tired than all the other guys in the dressing room put together. I was so nervous. I was missing the semi-final of the World Cup because I had picked up two yellow...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Nigel de Jong Source: SkySports

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