Definition of Dress code

1. Noun. A set of rules specifying the correct manner of dress while on the premises of the institution (or specifying what manner of dress is prohibited).

Generic synonyms: Code, Codification

Definition of Dress code

1. Noun. A formal specification of acceptable attire for a specific event or location. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dress Code

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drepanocytic anemia
dress-down Friday
dress-up party
dress blues
dress circle
dress coat
dress coats
dress code (current term)
dress codes
dress down
dress form
dress hanger
dress hat
dress out
dress rack
dress rehearsal
dress rehearsals
dress shield
dress shields
dress ship
dress shirt
dress shop

Literary usage of Dress code

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1. Violence In The Schools: How America's School Boards Are Safeguarding Your by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"The dress code prohibits, among other things, clothing that includes racial slurs and clothing ... 264 • A dress code was implemented at the high school. ..."

2. Algarve by Mette Heinicke (2001)
"dress code It is advisable to follow the customs of the host country, and to ensure that one does not visit churches or pilgrimage sites in shorts, ..."

3. The Bahamas: A Taste of the Islands by Paris Permenter, John Bigley (2000)
"THE CELLAR, $$ 11 Charlotte Street, « 242/322-8877 dress code: casual Reservations: optional ;•i•; Bahamian and continental dishes are served at this res- ..."

4. Trinidad & Tobagoby Don Philpott by Don Philpott (2002)
"dress code Casual and lightweight is the key but you can be as smart or as cool as you like. Beachwear is fine for the beach and pool areas, but cover up a ..."

5. Teaching Adolescent Writers by Kelly Gallagher (2006)
"In some high schools, many teachers and parents have encouraged the school to adopt a dress code that sets guidelines for what students can wear to school. ..."

6. Behind the Red Line: Political Repression in Sudan by Jemera Rone, Brian Owsley, Human Rights Watch/Africa (1996)
"The dress code for Central State requires "non-transparent or non-flimsy clothing covering all of a woman's body except the face and palms of the hands. ..."

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