Wordlist: Evening dress

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waistcoat
 
a sleeveless, collarless garment worn over a shirt and under a suit jacket
 
wedding dress
 
the clothing worn by a bride during a wedding ceremony, in Western culture traditionally white with a long train
 
evening dress
 
an elegant dress worn by women, especially for social events in the evening
 
dinner jacket
 
an elegant jacket, mostly black, worn by men
 
fur coat
 
an elegant coat to wear outside made out of animal fur
 
shirt
 
an article of clothing that is worn on the upper part of the body, often with sleeves, either long or short, that cover the arms
 
blouse
 
an outer garment, usually loose, that is similar to a shirt and reaches from the neck to the waist or below, often buttons down the front
 
suit
 
a set of clothes to be worn together, now especially a man's matching jacket and trousers, or a similar outfit for a woman
 
tie
 
an item of clothing consisting of a strip of cloth tied around the neck, usually worn in combination with a suit and a shirt
 
bow tie
 
a man’s necktie tied in a bow around the throat
 
 
  • waistcoat
    • waistcoat, waistcoats[ˈweɪskəʊt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sleeveless, collarless garment worn over a shirt and under a suit jacket
    • Example:
      • Look at that pretty waistcoat the man is wearing!
  • wedding dress
    • wedding dress, wedding dresses(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the clothing worn by a bride during a wedding ceremony, in Western culture traditionally white with a long train
    • Example:
      • She already knows what her wedding dress will look like.
  • evening dress
    • evening dress, evening dresses(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an elegant dress worn by women, especially for social events in the evening
    • Example:
      • She wore a beautiful white evening dress.
  • dinner jacket
    • dinner jacket, dinner jackets(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an elegant jacket, mostly black, worn by men
    • Example:
      • The man took off his dinner jacket when he entered the room.
      • Synonym(s):
        tuxedo
  • fur coat
    • fur coat, fur coats(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an elegant coat to wear outside made out of animal fur
    • Example:
      • Some people would never wear fur coats because of their beliefs.
  • shirt
    • shirt, shirts[ʃɜː(r)t](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an article of clothing that is worn on the upper part of the body, often with sleeves, either long or short, that cover the arms
    • Example:
      • The blue shirt he was wearing did not match the black tie.
  • blouse
    • blouse, blouses[blaʊs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an outer garment, usually loose, that is similar to a shirt and reaches from the neck to the waist or below, often buttons down the front
    • Example:
      • I need a new blouse that matches with this skirt.
  • suit
    • suit, suits[suːt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a set of clothes to be worn together, now especially a man's matching jacket and trousers, or a similar outfit for a woman
    • Example:
      • Nick hired a navy-blue suit for the wedding.
  • tie
    • tie, ties[taɪ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an item of clothing consisting of a strip of cloth tied around the neck, usually worn in combination with a suit and a shirt
    • Example:
      • Some men don't know how to put on a tie.
      • Synonym(s):
        necktie
  • bow tie
    • bow tie, bow ties[bəʊ'taɪ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a man’s necktie tied in a bow around the throat
    • Example:
      • The male guests were asked to wear bow ties.
 

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waistcoat
shirt
blouse
suit
tie
 
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        en
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        shirt
        shirt+1
        bow tie
        bow tie
        dinner jacket
        dinner jacket
        fur coat
        fur coat
        blouse
        blouse+1
        waistcoat
        waistcoat
        evening dress
        evening dress
        wedding dress
        wedding dress
        tie
        tie
        suit
        suit+1
         
         
         

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        fur coat
        an elegant coat to wear outside made out of animal fur
        wedding dress
        the clothing worn by a bride during a wedding ceremony, in Western culture traditionally white with a long train
        bow tie
        a man’s necktie tied in a bow around the throat
        tie
        an item of clothing consisting of a strip of cloth tied around the neck, usually worn in combination with a suit and a shirt
        suit
        a set of clothes to be worn together, now especially a man's matching jacket and trousers, or a similar outfit for a woman
        blouse
        an outer garment, usually loose, that is similar to a shirt and reaches from the neck to the waist or below, often buttons down the front
        waistcoat
        a sleeveless, collarless garment worn over a shirt and under a suit jacket
        shirt
        an article of clothing that is worn on the upper part of the body, often with sleeves, either long or short, that cover the arms
        dinner jacket
        an elegant jacket, mostly black, worn by men
        evening dress
        an elegant dress worn by women, especially for social events in the evening
         
         
         

        Definition and Image

         
        en
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        dinner jacket
        an elegant jacket, mostly black, worn by men
        evening dress
        an elegant dress worn by women, especially for social events in the evening
        waistcoat
        a sleeveless, collarless garment worn over a shirt and under a suit jacket
        blouse+1
        an outer garment, usually loose, that is similar to a shirt and reaches from the neck to the waist or below, often buttons down the front
        shirt+1
        an article of clothing that is worn on the upper part of the body, often with sleeves, either long or short, that cover the arms
        bow tie
        a man’s necktie tied in a bow around the throat
        fur coat
        an elegant coat to wear outside made out of animal fur
        wedding dress
        the clothing worn by a bride during a wedding ceremony, in Western culture traditionally white with a long train
        suit+1
        a set of clothes to be worn together, now especially a man's matching jacket and trousers, or a similar outfit for a woman
        tie
        an item of clothing consisting of a strip of cloth tied around the neck, usually worn in combination with a suit and a shirt
         
         
         
         

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