dressy dressy  /d ˈrɛ si/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) in fancy clothing

Usage(s):

  1. Some celebs clearly found dressy casual a puzzling assignment Laura Dern wore a red dress and jeans.
  2. He turned up recently at a dressy function in a green shirt that he had worn all day working around the house.
  3. Chef Ooi presides over Cassia, a modern Chinese affair that offers dressy lunches and dinners to complement the all-day dining at the Knolls.

News

  • Best Dressed at the 'Much Ado About Nothing' Hollywood Premiere - Vote Here!

    (PacificCoastNews) L-R Jennifer Grey, Ashley Johnson, Riki Lindhome, Alyson Hannigan, Jillian Morges, Emma Bates Last night, Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions premiered its latest film, Much Ado About Nothing at Oscar's Outdoors Hollywood Theater in Hollywood. Whose dressy-but-casual red carpet look did you like best? Check out the outfits and vote, below. Jennifer Grey : Ashley Johnson : Riki ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

Quotes

  1. Most figure skating enthusiasts, Lysacek said, "think the definition of being dressy or dressing up is like having glitter all over you; to me that's just such a joke."
    on Mar 17, 2008 By: Evan Lysacek Source: New York Times

  2. The Queen responded with "Less dressy! What do you think this is?"
    on Jul 13, 2007 By: Elizabeth II Source: Afrique en ligne

  3. Leibovitz tells the queen she will look better without her tiara because "the Garter robe is so. . . Before Liebovitz can say extraordinary," the queen points to the robe, saying, "Less dressy. What do you think this is?"
    on Oct 5, 2007 By: Annie Leibovitz Source: International Herald Tribune

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