Definition of dress parade in English:

dress parade


  • A military parade in full dress uniform.

    • ‘The president reviewed a dress parade involving 2000 cadets from the academy and two other academies - the Chinese Naval Academy and the Chinese Air Force Academy.’
    • ‘Today, instead of dress parade for British soldiers, we will find a line of Buddhist nuns filing down the streets on their daily walk for alms.’
    • ‘Saturday mornings alternated between dress parade and inter-squadron track meets.’
    • ‘Dress parade was a fact of everyday military life during the American Civil War.’
    • ‘The dress parade was held, as usual, at the Royal Plaza in central Bangkok.’