Meaning of well dressed in English:

well dressed


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  • Wearing smart or fashionable clothes.

    ‘he is always well dressed, usually in smart suits’
    • ‘well-dressed professional women’
    • ‘An elderly, well-dressed lady spoke in sharp tones to the pair, both of whom looked towards me and became silent.’
    • ‘Colleagues described him as a shy, well-dressed man who usually only broke his silence to deliver religious lectures.’
    • ‘Knowing how well-dressed she usually was, I imagine she would have added a few sequins, a corsage or a rope of pearls.’
    • ‘The strict but fair door policy has continued to attract a well-dressed and stylish crowd.’
    • ‘Three hundred well-dressed listeners had already filled the seats in the main hall of the Camino Real hotel.’
    • ‘The bar, situated under the eponymous dome, tends to attract an older, well-dressed crowd who want to sit and chat rather than fight the music.’
    • ‘They all looked like fairly well-dressed, well brought-up polite people.’
    • ‘He was described as being well-dressed at the time of the shooting.’
    • ‘Late one afternoon, a well-dressed middle-aged lady came up to the counter.’
    • ‘She often chose conversation-pieces involving, as this work does, two well-dressed young women and a pet dog.’
    • ‘If she was a dental hygienist, she would probably be a well-dressed dental hygienist.’
    • ‘The little black dress is considered a style staple of every well-dressed woman.’
    • ‘Going by the weather, though, there'll be a lot of well-dressed people soaked to the skin out there today.’
    smart, fashionable, stylish, well turned out, besuited, fashionably dressed, chic, modish, elegant, neat, spruce, trim, dapper, debonair
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