dress casually

dress informally, wear casual clothes

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • casually — UK US /ˈkæʒjuəli/ adverb ► in an informal way: »She said younger job candidates often dress casually for interviews when it s absolutely not appropriate. ► HR in a way that is not permanent or is only done when a company needs more workers: »More …   Financial and business terms

  • dress up — [v] put on one’s best clothes array, attire, beautify, clothe, deck out*, embellish, fit out*, fix up, gussy up*, improve, overdress, preen, prettify, primp, prink, slick, smarten, spiff up*, spruce up*, titivate; concept 167 Ant. dress casually …   New thesaurus

  • dress — dress1 W2S2 [dres] n 1.) a piece of clothing worn by a woman or girl that covers the top of her body and part or all of her legs →↑skirt ▪ Sheila wore a long red dress. ▪ a summer dress 2.) [U] clothes for men or women of a particular type or for …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dress down — 1) even the execs dress down on Fridays Syn: dress informally, dress casually 2) never dress down an employee in front of his colleagues See reprimand 1 …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • dress down — verb Date: 1852 transitive verb to reprove severely intransitive verb to dress casually especially for reasons of fashion …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Dress shirt — Charvet dress shirt from the 1930s, Norsk Folkemeuseum, Oslo. A shirt, or dress shirt in American English, (also button front, button down, or button up shirt) is a garment with a collar, a full length opening at the front from the collar to the… …   Wikipedia

  • dress — 1 /dres/ noun 1 (C) a piece of clothing worn by a woman or girl that covers her body from her shoulder to somewhere on her leg: Sheila wore a long red dress. compare skirt 1 (1) 2 (U) the way someone dresses: His dress is always very formal. 3… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • dress — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 piece of clothing ADJECTIVE ▪ beautiful, elegant, gorgeous ▪ plain, simple ▪ She looked elegant in a simple black dress. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • dress — /drɛs / (say dres) noun 1. a one piece outer garment worn by women and girls, comprising a skirt and bodice, with or without sleeves. 2. clothing; apparel; garb. 3. fine clothes; formal costume: full dress. 4. outer covering, as the plumage of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • dress down — verb 1. censure severely or angrily The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger s car The deputy ragged the Prime Minister The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup • Syn: ↑call on the carpet, ↑take to task, ↑rebuke, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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