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Evening gown   /ˈivnɪŋ gaʊn/   Listen
Evening gown

noun
1.
A gown for evening wear.  Synonyms: dinner dress, dinner gown, formal.






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"Evening gown" Quotes from Famous Books



... on the second floor of the hotel—one of the nicest of them all, now that the painters and paperhangers had finally left—and she came down late in an evening gown. The marble steps, which Rimrock had insisted upon having, led up and then turned to both sides and as she came down, smiling, with her ear-'phone left off and her hair in a glorious coil, Rimrock paused ...
— Rimrock Jones • Dane Coolidge

... at least momentarily; and in his sight very creditably turned out, remembering that all her luggage must have been lost with the Assyrian. But what Englishwoman of her caste ever permitted herself to be visible after nightfall except in an evening gown of some sort, even though a shabby sort? Not that Miss Brooke to-night was shabbily attired: she was much otherwise; from some mysterious source of wardrobe she had conjured wraps, furs, and a dancing frock as fresh and becoming as it was, oddly enough, not immodest. And with whatever cares preying ...
— The False Faces • Vance, Louis Joseph



Words linked to "Evening gown" :   evening clothes, formalwear, evening dress, gown, eveningwear



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