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dressy

[dres-ee] /ˈdrɛs i/
adjective, dressier, dressiest.
1.
appropriate to somewhat formal occasions:
an outfit that's a little too dressy for office wear.
2.
showy in dress; stylish:
a rather dressy reception.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; dress + -y1
Related forms
dressily, adverb
dressiness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dressily

dressy

/ˈdrɛsɪ/
adjective dressier, dressiest
1.
(of clothes) elegant
2.
(of persons) dressing stylishly
3.
over-elegant
Derived Forms
dressily, adverb
dressiness, noun
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