glad-rags

glad rags

noun Informal.
dressy clothes, especially as worn to a party or other social event.

Origin:
1900–05

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glad rags
 
pl n
informal best clothes or clothes used on special occasions

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glad rags definition


  1. n.
    fancy clothes; best clothing. (See also rag.) : I'll get on my glad rags, and we'll go out tonight.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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