Definition of Cocktail dress

1. Noun. A dress suitable for formal occasions.

Exact synonyms: Sheath
Generic synonyms: Dress, Frock



Definition of Cocktail dress

1. Noun. A type of women's evening dress suitable for semi-formal occasions or cocktail parties. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cocktail Dress

cockspur hawthorn
cockspur thorn
cockspurs
cockster
cocksuckers
cocksure
cocksurely
cocksureness
cocksurenesses
cockswain
cockswains
cocksy
cocktail
cocktail bar
cocktail dress (current term)
cocktail dresses
cocktail hat
cocktail lounge
cocktail parties
cocktail party
cocktail party effect
cocktail party graph
cocktail sauce
cocktail sauces
cocktail shaker
cocktail stick
cocktail sticks
cocktail table
cocktailed

Literary usage of Cocktail dress

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adventure Guide to the Bahamas by Blair Howard (2002)
"Ladies might want to take along a cocktail dress for a special evening, and men a dress shirt and a tie. I don't know of any place where a jacket is ..."

2. Adventure Guide to Guatemala by Shelagh McNally (2003)
"If you feel the need to wear that special cocktail dress you brought along, then this is the restaurant to visit. It's got a posh bar where the dress will ..."

3. A Departure from the Script: A Novel by Rochelle Hollander Schwab (2002)
"Except that it seemed pointless for me to go on about my ruined hose, when I was standing there holding together the shreds of a designer cocktail dress. ..."

4. Adventure Guide to St. Martin & St. Barts by Lynne M. Sullivan (2003)
"Shop here for the perfect evening gown or cocktail dress. The exquisite fashions carry labels such as Thierry Mugler, Christian Lacroix, and Cerruti. ..."

5. Pocket Adventures Guatemala by Shelagh McNally (2006)
"If you feel the need to wear that special cocktail dress you brought along, then this is the restaurant to visit. It's got a posh bar where the dress will ..."

6. Yucatan by Bruce Conord, June Conord (2005)
"They can be gorgeous and eye-catching accessories for an evening or cocktail dress and are a unique gift. You'll find a good selection at Casa Miranda on ..."

7. Taken for Grantedby Michael William Paulson by Michael William Paulson (2005)
"She wore a low-cut, black-lace cocktail dress. "I got here as soon as I could," Derek murmured; his eyes darting lustily around the room. ..."

8. Tailhook 91: Events At The 35th Annual Tailhook Symposium (1993)
"She was wearing a formal black cocktail dress and the men lifted the skirt of the dress above her waist. She was not wearing nylons or pantyhose, ..."

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