She advises to avoid rompers, “dressy” shorts, and -- despite their recent comeback in the fashion world -- Uggs.
I kinder set a car off, and make 'em look respectable and dressy.
"He always was a dressy old scoundrel," remarked the Tuttle person.
Emily was dressy, wore a false front, and always took precedence of her sister, who was small and mousy in demeanour.
She was a dressy young person, whose father kept a "sample-room."
Yes; but Im going to wear this thick wrapper; its not handsome or dressy, but the comfort supersedes the outward appearance.
For day receptions the dress may be more elaborate and the bonnet more "dressy."
So he told 'em he always loved to wear summer shawls; he thought it made a man look so dressy.
They were good and answered the purpose but a new fangled broom made of broom straw seemed so dressy.
The dressy manager was shaken by the hand three times in as many minutes.
"For as her natural face decays, her skill improves in making the artificial one. Well, nothing diverts me more than one of those fine, old, dressy things, who thinks to conceal her age by everywhere exposing her person; sticking herself up in the front of a side-box; trailing through a minuet at Almack's; and then, in the public gardens looking, for all the world, like one of the painted ruins of the place." [Goldsmith, "The Good Natured Man," 1768].