Definition of Dinner dress

1. Noun. A gown for evening wear.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Dinner Dress

dinks
dinkum
dinkums
dinky
dinky-die
dinmont
dinmonts
dinna
dinned
dinner
dinner-hour
dinner-time
dinner-times
dinner bell
dinner bucket
dinner dress (current term)
dinner gown
dinner hour
dinner jacket
dinner jackets
dinner ladies
dinner lady
dinner napkin
dinner pad
dinner pail
dinner parties
dinner party
dinner plate
dinner plates
dinner service

Literary usage of Dinner dress

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Decorum: A Practical Treatise on Etiquette and Dress of the Best American by John A. Ruth, S. L. Louis (1882)
"DINNER-DRESS. We do not in this country, as in England, expose the neck and arms at a dinner-party. These should be covered, if not by the dress itself, ..."

2. Manners, Culture and Dress of the Best American Society by Richard A. Wells (1894)
"DINNER-DRESS. We do not in this country, as in England, expose the neck and arms at a dinner-party. These should be covered, if not by the dress itself, ..."

3. Our Deportment, Or, The Manners, Conduct and Dress of the Most Refined by John H. Young (1879)
"THE FULL dinner dress. The full dinner dress for guests admits of great splendor. It may be of any thick texture of silk or velvet for winter, or light rich ..."

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