gown

gown

/ˈɡaʊn/
noun
a woman's evening dress with a long height, worn on formal or special occasions

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jumper

jumper

/ˈdʒəmpɝ/
noun
a dress with no sleeves or collar that is worn over other garments

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little black dress

little black dress

/lˈɪɾəl blˈæk dɹˈɛs/
noun
a short or midi dress that is black and is worn by women outdoors or on any social occasion

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pinafore

pinafore

/pˈɪnɐfˌoːɹ/
noun
a dress with no sleeves or collar that is worn over other garments

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evening gown

evening gown

/ˈiːvnɪŋ ɡˈaʊn/
noun
a gown for evening wear

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evening dress

evening dress

/ˈiːvnɪŋ dɹˈɛs/
noun
attire to wear on formal occasions in the evening

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maternity dress

maternity dress

/məˈtɜrnɪti drɛs/
noun
***a dress worn by a pregnant woman and which is designed to allow for the changes in body size which take place during pregnancy

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sheath dress

sheath dress

/ˈʃiːθ ˌdres/
noun
***a simple dress that is fairly straight but fitted around the waist and hips

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minidress

minidress

/ˈmɪniːˌdɹɛs/
noun
*** a short close-fitting dress

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maxi dress

maxi dress

/ˈmæksi drɛs/
noun
***A casual, usually sleeveless dress that falls to the ankles.

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cocktail dress

cocktail dress

/kˈɑːkteɪl dɹˈɛs/
noun
a dress suitable for formal occasions

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wedding dress

wedding dress

/wˈɛdɪŋ dɹˈɛs/
noun
a gown worn by the bride at a wedding

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sundress

sundress

/sˈʌndɹɛs/
noun
a light loose sleeveless summer dress with a wide neckline and thin shoulder straps that expose the arms and shoulders

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shift dress

shift dress

/ˈʃɪft ˌdres/
noun
***a simple dress that hangs loosely from the shoulders

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one-shoulder dress

one-shoulder dress

/ˈwʌnˈʃoʊldɚ ˈdɹɛs/
noun
***having fabric over only one shoulder, with the other shoulder staying uncovered.

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ballgown

ballgown

/ˈbɑːl.ɡaʊn/
noun
***a formal dress that is often made from an expensive material and usually has a long skirt

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morning dress

morning dress

/mˈɔːɹnɪŋ dɹˈɛs/
noun
a woman's informal dress for housework

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pencil skirt

pencil skirt

/ˈpen.səl ˌskɝːt/
noun
***a long, narrow skirt

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miniskirt

miniskirt

/ˈmɪniˌskɝt/
noun
a skirt that is very short

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skirt

skirt

/ˈskɝt/
noun
a piece of clothing for girls or women that fastens around the waist and hangs down around the legs

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chemise

chemise

/ʃəˈmiz/
noun
a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist

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mini

mini

/ˈmɪni/
noun
a very short skirt or dress that does not reach the knees

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fancy dress

fancy dress

/fˈænsi dɹˈɛs/
noun
clothing that people wear for a party to look like another person, especially a famous one

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