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evening dress

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. formalwear, eveningwear, evening dress, evening clothesnoun

    attire to wear on formal occasions in the evening


  1. evening dressnoun

    An elegant dress worn by women, especially for social events in the evening, evening gown

  2. evening dressnoun

    formal attire worn for evening social events.


  1. evening dress

    An evening dress, also known as a formal dress, is a long flowing gown typically worn by women for a formal event or social gathering that takes place in the evening or night. These dresses are often made from high-quality fabrics such as silk, satin, velvet or chiffon, and may be adorned with details such as beads, sequins or lace. They can be of varying lengths, necklines or sleeve styles, but overall the formality of the dress tends to coincide with the formality of the event. Typically, the more formal the event, the more elaborate the dress.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of evening dress in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of evening dress in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  1. Sacheen Littlefeather:

    It was the first time anyone had made a political statement at the Oscars, it was the first Oscars ceremony to be broadcast by satellite all over the world, which is why Marlon chose it. I didn’t have an evening dress so Marlon told me to wear my buckskin.

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