Definition of Dress blues

1. Noun. A dress uniform for formal occasions.

Exact synonyms: Dress Whites
Generic synonyms: Dress Uniform
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dress Blues

drengages
drent
drepanidium
drepanocyte
drepanocytic
drepanocytic anaemia
drepanocytic anemia
drere
dreres
dreshel
dreshels
dress'd
dress-down Friday
dress-up party
dress blues (current term)
dress circle
dress coat
dress coats
dress code
dress codes
dress down
dress form
dress hanger
dress hat
dress out
dress rack
dress rehearsal
dress rehearsals
dress shield

Literary usage of Dress blues

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1. The Practices and Procedures of the Investigating Services of the Deparment edited by Strom Thurmond (1998)
"We requested that Dennis be dressed in his dress blues, not his dress whites. This request was directed to Chief Braggs of the USS Los Angeles and to a ..."

2. Beatty, Jellicoe, Sims and Rodman: Yankee Gobs and British Tars as Seen by by Francis T. Hunter (1919)
"Within two hours the complement of every ship was lined in dress blues on the New York streets for the great parade of welcome. Ten thousand strong they ..."

3. Beatty, Jellicoe, Sims and Rodman: Yankee Gobs and British Tars as Seen by by Francis T. Hunter (1919)
"Within two hours the complement of every ship was lined in dress blues on the New York streets for the great parade of welcome. Ten thousand strong they ..."

4. Republic by Charles Edward Sheehan-miles (2007)
"Now when she thought of him dressed up, it was always in his dress blues, with the yellow piping of an Armor officer. Ken—'what will you do when I'm gone? ..."

5. Cats in a Chowder by Fred J. Schneider (2006)
"I recognized Harry in his Air Force uniform—dress blues—posing with my grandfather, a distant look in his eye. The old scrapbook glue crackled as I turned ..."

6. Okay, Girls by Helen Gilbert (2006)
"... style as our dress blues. They were gabardine and were worn with white shoes. We were also issued gray-and- white striped seersucker dresses for summer ..."

7. Half My Heart Is in Iraq! by David D. Bayouth (2006)
"On Christmas Eve 2005 we were getting ready for church with his parents. He was in his dress blues (they were having a recognition service for ..."

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