Definition of Morning dress

1. Noun. Formal attire for men during the daytime.

Generic synonyms: Attire, Dress, Garb
Terms within: Morning Coat, Swallow-tailed Coat, Swallowtail



2. Noun. A woman's informal dress for housework.
Generic synonyms: Dress, Frock

Definition of Morning dress

1. Noun. Men's formal day wear consisting of a (usually) dark grey morning coat, waistcoat and striped trousers accompanied with a top hat, white shirt and tie or cravat. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Morning Dress

morning
morning(a)
morning, noon and night
morning-afters
morning-glory family
morning-kitchen
morning-land
morning after
morning afters
morning coat
morning diarrhoea
morning draught
morning draughts
morning dress (current term)
morning gift
morning glories
morning glory
morning glory seeds
morning gun
morning impaired
morning kitchen
morning people
morning person
morning prayer
morning room
morning sickness

Literary usage of Morning dress

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1. Our Deportment: Or, the Manners, Conduct, and Dress of the Most Refined by John H. Young (1881)
"morning dress FOR GENTLEMEN. The morning dress for gentlemen is a black frock- ... The morning dress is suitable for garden parties, Sundays, social teas, ..."

2. Decorum: A Practical Treatise on Etiquette and Dress of the Best American by John A. Ruth, S. L. Louis (1882)
"MORNING-DRESS FOR HOME. A dress for morning wear at home may be more simple ... MORNING-DRESS FOR VISITOR. For breakfasting in public or at the house of a ..."

3. A Portion of the Journal Kept by Thomas Raikes, Esq., from 1831 to 1847 by Thomas Raikes (1857)
"... and then he would not always retire to rest, but sometimes would put on his morning dress, and walk over the estate with his bailiff. ..."

4. Manners, Culture and Dress of the Best American Society by Richard A. Wells (1894)
"MORNING-DRESS FOR HOME. A dress for morning wear at home may be more simple than for ... The morning-dress for the street should be plain in color and make, ..."

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