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Dinner gown   /dˈɪnər gaʊn/   Listen
Dinner gown

noun
1.
A gown for evening wear.  Synonyms: dinner dress, evening gown, formal.






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"Dinner gown" Quotes from Famous Books



... rusty sins and their homely sorrows? Milord and his lady will not scamper across these pages; no rooms with rich appointments will gladden your eyes, and perhaps in the whole book you will not find a man in evening dress nor a woman in a dinner gown. And now the only thing there is to offer is Jake Dolan, aged fifty-seven, with scanty, grizzled hair, sitting in his shirt-sleeves in the basement of the court-house, with the canvas cot he sleeps on for a chair, mending ...
— A Certain Rich Man • William Allen White

... dinner—a girl with a rather radiant skin, purply black hair that branched away from her face as though with a life of its own, and violet eyes that, after one swordlike glance all round, were hidden under a line of heavy lashes. The black-velvet dinner gown she wore, simple to austerity, had just a faint rim of tulle at the edges against her skin. Only an artist or connoisseur would have observed the milkiness of that skin and the perfect lines under the sombre velvet. Small wonder that ...
— Blue Aloes - Stories of South Africa • Cynthia Stockley

... Her dinner gown was of the same shade of mauve that she had worn in the afternoon. But it was of a material so sheer that the gold of her skin seemed to ...
— The Trumpeter Swan • Temple Bailey



Words linked to "Dinner gown" :   eveningwear, evening clothes, evening dress, evening gown, gown, formalwear, formal



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