dressily [dres′ə lē]
in a dressy manner

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  • dressily — [dres′ə lē] adv. in a dressy manner …   English World dictionary

  • dressy — dressily, adv. dressiness, n. /dres ee/, adj., dressier, dressiest. 1. appropriate to somewhat formal occasions: an outfit that s a little too dressy for office wear. 2. showy in dress; stylish: a rather dressy reception. [1760 70; DRESS + Y1] *… …   Universalium

  • dressy — adjective (dressier, dressiest) (of clothes) suitable for a smart or formal occasion. Derivatives dressily adverb dressiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • dressy — /ˈdrɛsi / (say dresee) adjective (dressier, dressiest) 1. smart; stylish. 2. suitable for formal occasions. 3. excessively elaborate. {dress + y1} –dressily, adverb –dressiness, noun …   Australian English dictionary