dress uniform

noun
a military uniform worn on formal occasions
Hypernyms: ↑military uniform
Hyponyms: ↑dress blues, ↑dress whites

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noun
1. : a uniform for formal wear; specifically : a blue uniform worn by United States Army personnel for formal occasions
2. : a dark blue United States Navy uniform regularly worn in cool seasons or climates — compare full-dress uniform, undress

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1. U.S. Air Force. a uniform consisting of the coat and trousers of the service uniform, with a white shirt and black bow tie, worn for formal occasions.
2. U.S. Army. a blue uniform worn for formal occasions.
3. U.S. Navy. a dark blue uniform worn in cool seasons or climates.
[1895-1900]

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dress uniform noun
A formal, ceremonial uniform
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Main Entry:dress

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dress uniform UK US noun [countable/uncountable] [singular dress uniform plural dress uniforms]
a uniform that members of the armed forces wear on formal occasions

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dress uniform,
a special uniform worn for formal occasions. Dress uniforms are worn by members of the armed forces at social and state functions.

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noun, pl ⋯ -forms [count]
: a military uniform that is worn at formal events

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ˈdress uniform f25 [dress uniform] noun uncountable
a uniform that army, navy, etc. officers wear for formal occasions and ceremonies

wearing full dress uniform


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • dress uniform — dress .uniform n [U and C] a uniform that officers in the army, navy etc wear for formal occasions or ceremonies …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dress uniform — dress ,uniform noun count or uncount a uniform that members of the military wear on formal occasions …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dress uniform — n. a military uniform worn on formal occasions …   English World dictionary

  • Dress uniform — See military uniform and full dress for wider coverage of dress uniforms. Students from the École Polytechnique, during the Bastille Day Military Parade, in full dress uniform …   Wikipedia

  • dress uniform — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms dress uniform : singular dress uniform plural dress uniforms a uniform that members of the armed forces wear on formal occasions …   English dictionary

  • dress uniform — dress′ u′niform n. mil a uniform worn for formal occasions • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • dress uniform — uniform worn only on formal occasions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dress uniform — 1. U.S. Air Force. a uniform consisting of the coat and trousers of the service uniform, with a white shirt and black bow tie, worn for formal occasions. 2. U.S. Army. a blue uniform worn for formal occasions. 3. U.S. Navy. a dark blue uniform… …   Universalium

  • dress uniform — noun Date: 1814 a uniform for formal wear …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dress uniform — noun (C, U) a uniform that officers in the army, navy etc wear for formal occasions or ceremonies …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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