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Dressed and wearing clothes of a particular type

attired

adjective

dressed

bespectacled

adjective

wearing glasses

clad

adjective

wearing a particular type of clothing

-clad

suffix

used with some nouns to make adjectives describing the type of clothing that someone is wearing

clothed

adjective

dressed in a particular way

corseted

adjective

wearing a corset

cross-dressing

noun

the activity of wearing clothes designed for the opposite sex, especially for sexual pleasure

dapper

adjective

a man who is dapper is small and wears attractive clothes that give him a tidy appearance

debonair

adjective

a man who is debonair wears fashionable clothes and is attractive, relaxed, and confident

decent

adjective

wearing enough clothes to not be embarrassed to let other people see you

dressed

adjective

wearing clothes of a particular type

dressed

adjective

someone who is dressed is wearing clothes

dressed up

adjective

wearing formal clothes

dress sense

noun

the ability to choose clothes that look good or combine well together

dressy

adjective

someone who is dressy likes wearing formal clothes

fashion-forward

adjective

very fashionable

frumpy

adjective

wearing clothes that are not attractive or fashionable

garbed

adjective

dressed in a particular type of clothing

gloved

adjective

wearing a glove

in

adjective, adverb, preposition

used for saying what someone is wearing

liveried

adjective

wearing livery (=a special uniform)

mannish

adjective

used for describing women or women’s clothes that have qualities traditionally considered more typical of men or men’s clothes

masked

adjective

wearing a mask

on

adverb, preposition

used for saying that you are wearing a piece of clothing, jewellery etc, or for saying which part of your body it covers

overdressed

adjective

wearing clothes that are too formal for the situation, or wearing more clothes than you need to wear

preppy

adjective

typical of well-educated young people who wear expensive traditional clothes

shod

adjective

wearing shoes of a particular type

stylish

adjective

showing good judgment about how to look attractive and fashionable

transvestism

noun

a type of behaviour in which someone wears clothing typical of the opposite sex, especially for sexual pleasure

underdressed

adjective

not wearing suitable clothes, either because they are not formal enough or because they are not warm enough

undressed

adjective

wearing your night clothes

unfashionable

adjective

wearing clothes that are not popular with most people at a particular time

uniformed

adjective

wearing a uniform

wearer

noun

a person wearing something such as a piece of clothing or a pair of glasses

well-dressed

adjective

a well-dressed person is wearing good and fashionable clothes

well-turned-out

adjective

very well dressed, usually in expensive clothing

foppish

adjective

mannishly

adverb

primly

adverb

spivvy

adjective

arrayed in something

wearing beautiful or impressive clothes

dressed to kill

wearing very attractive clothes that will make people notice you

dressed up like a dog’s dinner

dressed in a way that shows that you are trying to impress people, but that is not suitable for the occasion

in uniform

wearing a uniform

in (your) shirtsleeves

wearing a shirt but not a jacket

in your stocking/stockinged feet

wearing socks, but not shoes

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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