Definition of dress sense in English:

dress sense


mass noun
  • A good instinct for selecting garments which suit the wearer.

    • ‘That is good as his dress sense should be well suited to your average citizen of Sheffield.’
    • ‘Once cruelly mocked for her lack of dress sense, in recent years a more sophisticated Camilla has emerged - one who is not afraid to make a personal style statement when the occasion demands it.’
    • ‘A police spokesman advised students to stay street safe and not display their wealth, but added that attacks on students motivated by their dress sense were uncommon.’
    • ‘Whether dodgy dress sense constitutes a ‘personality’ is debatable but golf would certainly benefit from a few more characters.’
    • ‘If you think you've got it bad, spare a thought for those close to the action who've clearly struggled to maintain their sanity, let alone dress sense.’
    • ‘Then, he seemed such an exciting young driver, one whose dress sense, driving style and attitude seemed a challenge to the sport's establishment.’
    • ‘Our First Minister's logic and reasoning capabilities are even more embarrassing than his dress sense, and it's long past time for him to be replaced.’
    • ‘But those who have observed him at close quarters say that his mild manners and dull dress sense conceal a quick, resourceful political mind.’
    • ‘Now the series, a British institution if you will, was a classy affair full of non-confrontational fight scenes and some suave dress sense.’
    • ‘Then there is the small matter of his dress sense.’
    • ‘AN MP today revealed the secret behind his poor dress sense - he has been dressing badly to raise cash for charity close to his heart.’
    • ‘Last week your disgraceful dress sense ruined it all.’
    • ‘His dress sense too is said to be impeccable, but conservative: wearing well-cut classic suits, and plain shirts.’
    • ‘When stuck for small talk with a member of the opposite sex, Ted suggests the young novice might try complimenting the young lady on her dress sense.’
    • ‘One is famous for his big glasses and his flamboyant dress sense, whilst the other is known for his tight fitting trousers and his gravelly voice.’
    • ‘He was a real dandy - that's how me and Billy got our dress sense.’
    • ‘Little wonder then that half the planet seemed to be there on the day I visited along with their digital cameras and appalling dress sense.’
    • ‘You'd not credit me with much in the way of dress sense now.’
    • ‘I call her the Disco Agent, as she has this incredible dress sense.’
    • ‘Perhaps her attitude explains her increasingly bizarre dress sense.’