Definitions for attireəˈtaɪər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

at•tireəˈtaɪər(v.; n.)-tired, -tir•ing

  1. (v.t.)to dress, array, or adorn, esp. for fancy or ceremonial occasions.

  2. (n.)clothes or apparel, esp. rich or splendid garments.

    Category: Clothing

  3. the horns of a deer.

    Category: Zoology

Origin of attire:

1250–1300; ME < AF atirer, OF atirier, v. der. of a tire into a row or rank (see a -3, tier1)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. attire, garb, dress(verb)

    clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion

    "formal attire"; "battle dress"

  2. overdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog out(verb)

    put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive

    "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"

Wiktionary

  1. attire(Noun)

    One's dress; what one wears; one's clothes.

    He was wearing his formal attire.

  2. attire(Noun)

    The single horn of a deer or stag.

  3. attire(Verb)

    To dress or garb.

  4. Origin: From atirier, from a- + tire, akin to German Zier and Old Norse tírr.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attire(verb)

    to dress; to array; to adorn; esp., to clothe with elegant or splendid garments

  2. Attire(noun)

    dress; clothes; headdress; anything which dresses or adorns; esp., ornamental clothing

  3. Attire(noun)

    the antlers, or antlers and scalp, of a stag or buck

  4. Attire(noun)

    the internal parts of a flower, included within the calyx and the corolla


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

attire(noun)

clothing

in formal attire.

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