dressing dressing  /d ˈrɛ sɪŋ/


  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


  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.


  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


  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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