fulldress

full-dress

[fool-dres]
adjective
1.
formal and complete in all details: a full-dress uniform.
2.
done or presented completely or thoroughly.

Origin:
1755–65

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To fulldress
WordNet
full-dress

adjective
1. suitable for formal occasions; "formal wear"; "a full-dress uniform"; "dress shoes" 
2. (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes; "a dress dinner"; "a full-dress ceremony" [syn: dress
3. complete in every respect; "a full-dress debate"; "a full-dress investigation" 
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature