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1. dress

noun. ['ˈdrɛs'] a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice.

Synonyms

  • bodice
  • sari
  • jumper
  • polonaise
  • neckline
  • chemise
  • gown
  • kirtle
  • pinafore
  • frock
  • pinny
  • sheath
  • woman's clothing
  • zipper
  • zip
  • caftan
  • hemline
  • shift
  • coatdress
  • muumuu
  • cocktail dress
  • sundress
  • kaftan
  • sack
  • shirtdress
  • saree
  • slide fastener
  • zip fastener
  • dirndl
  • morning dress
  • strapless

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen
  • depersonalize

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Words that Rhyme with Fancy Dress

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  • suggests
  • success
  • requests
  • repress
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2. dress

verb. ['ˈdrɛs'] put on clothes.

Synonyms

  • dandify
  • deck up
  • get dressed
  • trick up
  • tog
  • cross-dress
  • assume
  • wear
  • gussy up
  • attire
  • fancy up
  • dress down
  • garment
  • tog up
  • raiment
  • habilitate
  • don
  • primp
  • fit out
  • plume
  • change
  • overdress
  • get into
  • trick out
  • bundle up
  • tog out
  • garb
  • put on
  • rig out
  • deck out
  • get up
  • clothe
  • underdress
  • fig up
  • prink
  • enclothe
  • dress up
  • apparel
  • preen

Antonyms

  • undress
  • overdress
  • stay
  • dress up

3. dress

verb. ['ˈdrɛs'] provide with clothes or put clothes on.

Synonyms

  • get dressed
  • tog
  • habit
  • garment
  • gown
  • prim out
  • raiment
  • coat
  • frock
  • cover
  • prim up
  • jacket
  • habilitate
  • fit out
  • vesture
  • robe
  • overdress
  • wrap up
  • prim
  • garb
  • change state
  • overclothe
  • shirt
  • clothe
  • underdress
  • corset
  • enclothe
  • shoe
  • costume
  • turn
  • dress up
  • apparel

Antonyms

  • undress
  • overdress
  • thin
  • heat

4. dress

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

Synonyms

  • evening dress
  • wear
  • finery
  • attire
  • 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

  • defuse
  • unmuzzle
  • undercharge
  • dirty

5. fancy

verb. ['ˈfænsi'] imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind.

Synonyms

  • imagine
  • conceive of
  • understand
  • envision
  • image
  • visualize
  • realise
  • see
  • picture
  • project
  • ideate
  • visualise
  • figure
  • realize

Antonyms

  • unoccupied
  • inactive
  • unprepared
  • exhale

6. fancy

adjective. ['ˈfænsi'] not plain; decorative or ornamented.

Synonyms

  • luxuriant
  • baroque
  • fanciful
  • flamboyant
  • vermicular
  • fantastic
  • decorated
  • churrigueresque
  • florid
  • busy
  • embattled
  • lacelike
  • puff
  • damask
  • vermiculate
  • lacy
  • rococo
  • aureate
  • battlemented
  • dressy
  • castled
  • fussy
  • puffed
  • castellated
  • elaborate
  • damascene
  • rhetorical
  • vermiculated
  • crackle
  • churrigueresco

Antonyms

  • unadorned
  • unrhetorical
  • unclothed
  • nonindulgent

7. dress

verb. ['ˈdrɛs'] put a finish on.

Antonyms

  • validate

8. dress

verb. ['ˈdrɛs'] dress in a certain manner.

Synonyms

  • fig out
  • deck up
  • get dressed
  • trick up
  • gussy up
  • attire
  • fancy up
  • tog up
  • overdress
  • trick out
  • tog out
  • rig out
  • deck out
  • get up
  • fig up
  • prink
  • dress up

Antonyms

  • transitivize
  • decontaminate
  • clean
  • unstring

9. dress

verb. ['ˈdrɛs'] dress or groom with elaborate care.

Synonyms

  • deck up
  • get dressed
  • trick up
  • gussy up
  • attire
  • fancy up
  • tog up
  • primp
  • plume
  • overdress
  • trick out
  • tog out
  • rig out
  • deck out
  • get up
  • fig up
  • prink
  • dress up
  • preen

Antonyms

  • dress down
  • destabilise
  • sensitize
  • demilitarise

10. fancy

noun. ['ˈfænsi'] something many people believe that is false.

Synonyms

  • illusion
  • bubble
  • wishful thinking
  • phantasy
  • misconception
  • will-o'-the-wisp
  • ignis fatuus

Antonyms

  • ordinary
  • familiar
  • realistic
  • unhealthy

Example sentences of the word fancy-dress


1. Noun Phrase
Don't confuse a casual dinner party with a formal one that usually requires a suit or tuxedo, and a fancy dress.

2. Noun Phrase
You could dress up as this character for a fancy dress party and even join up with other people so that you can represent all seven of the dwarfs.

3. Noun Phrase
If you have the budget, hire a bartender to mix cocktails for you at home and encourage everyone to dress up in their best outfits or impose a fancy dress theme that appeals to your interests.

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