Definition of Dinner gown

1. Noun. A gown for evening wear.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Dinner Gown

dinkum
dinkums
dinky
dinky-die
dinmont
dinmonts
dinna
dinned
dinner
dinner-hour
dinner-time
dinner-times
dinner bell
dinner bucket
dinner dress
dinner gown (current term)
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
dinner set

Literary usage of Dinner gown

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

1. Old Trails and New Borders by Edward Alfred Steiner (1921)
"My wife, of course, was wearing her dinner gown, which she had abbreviated at both ends, to conform to what a dinner gown in New York should lack. ..."

2. The Bishop of Cottontown: A Story of the Southern Cotton Mills by John Trotwood Moore (1906)
"Then, in a few days the gossipy and astounded neighbors would behold Helen and Lily, dressed, each, in a gown of white brocaded satin, with a dinner gown of ..."

3. The House and Home: A Practical Book by Lyman Abbott (1896)
"... 50 One reception gown, high neck and long sleeves, 50 One dinner gown, low neck and half sleeves, 50 One hall gown, chiffon and silk, . ..."

4. The English Illustrated Magazine (1893)
"... the gauze chemisette and collar, and by removing the sleeves entirely, except for the shoulder-puffs of satin, you will have a charming dinner gown, ..."

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