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1. attire

noun. ['əˈtaɪɝ'] clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion.

Synonyms

  • evening dress
  • wear
  • finery
  • dress
  • athletic wear
  • ecclesiastical attire
  • ecclesiastical robe
  • evening clothes
  • formalwear
  • turnout
  • activewear
  • vesture
  • getup
  • eveningwear
  • false hair
  • sportswear
  • garb
  • riding habit
  • article of clothing
  • hairpiece
  • clothing
  • outfit
  • costume
  • disguise
  • ao dai
  • habiliment
  • wearable
  • morning dress
  • rig
  • postiche

Antonyms

  • refresh
  • slip off
  • lack
  • overdress

Etymology

  • atirier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Attire

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  • odwyer
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  • entire
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  • trier
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Example sentences of the word attire


1. Noun, singular or mass
Her attire for golf has been represented in artwork as little different than her everyday attire.

Quotes containing the word attire


1. Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them.
- Michel de Montaigne

2. Un sceptique qui adhère à un croyant cela est simple comme la loi des couleurs complémentaires.Ce qui nous manque nous attire.
- Victor Hugo, Les Miserables

3. Dining with the King; your attire, attitude and mentality must change.
- Jaachynma N.E. Agu, Risk It, Be Different

2. attire

verb. ['əˈtaɪɝ'] put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive.

Synonyms

  • deck up
  • get dressed
  • trick up
  • gussy up
  • fancy up
  • dress
  • tog up
  • prank
  • bedizen
  • primp
  • plume
  • overdress
  • trick out
  • enrobe
  • tog out
  • rig out
  • deck out
  • dizen
  • get up
  • fig up
  • prink
  • costume
  • tart up
  • dress up
  • preen

Antonyms

  • dress down
  • undress
  • stay
  • dress up

Etymology

  • atirier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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