underdressed
clothed clothed adj. 1. wearing clothing. [Narrower terms: {adorned(predicate), bedecked(predicate), decked(predicate), decked out(predicate)}; {appareled, attired, clad, dressed, garbed, garmented, habilimented, robed}; {arrayed, panoplied}; {breeched, pantalooned, trousered}; {bundled-up}; {caparisoned}; {cassocked}: {costumed}: {decent}] [Narrower terms: {dight}] [Narrower terms: {dressed-up, dressed to the nines(predicate), dressed to kill(predicate), dolled up, spruced up, spiffed up}] [Narrower terms: {gowned}] [Narrower terms: {habited}] [Narrower terms: {heavy-coated}] [Narrower terms: {overdressed}] [Narrower terms: {petticoated}] [Narrower terms: {red-coated, lobster-backed}] [Narrower terms: {surpliced}] [Narrower terms: {togged dressed esp in smart clothes)}] [Narrower terms: {turned out}] [Narrower terms: {underdressed}] [Narrower terms: {uniformed}] [Narrower terms: {vestmented}] Also See: {adorned}, {decorated}. Antonym: {unclothed}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak. fog-cloaked meadows

Syn: cloaked, draped, mantled, wrapped. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Underdressed — Un der*dressed , a. Not dresses enough. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • underdressed — (adj.) also under dressed, too plainly dressed, 1784, from UNDER (Cf. under) + pp. of DRESS (Cf. dress) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • underdressed — un|der|dressed [ andɐdrɛst ] <Adj.> [engl. underdressed, zu: under = unter u. to dress = anziehen] (bildungsspr.): [für einen bestimmten Anlass] zu schlecht, nachlässig angezogen, gekleidet. * * * un|der|dressed [ andə(r)drɛst] <Adj.> …   Universal-Lexikon

  • underdressed — adjective a) Insufficiently dressed, as for cold weather. b) Insufficiently well dressed, as for a formal event …   Wiktionary

  • underdressed — un|der|dressed [ˌʌndəˈdrest US ər ] adj wearing clothes that are too informal for a particular occasion ≠ ↑overdressed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • underdressed — un|der|dressed [ʌndə drɛsd] <engl. ; zu to underdress »(sich) zu einfach kleiden«>: a) (für einen bestimmten Anlass) zu schlecht, nachlässig angezogen; b) (für eine bestimmte Witterung) zu dünn gekleidet …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • underdressed — un|der|dressed [ ,ʌndər drest ] adjective not wearing appropriate clothes, either because they are not formal enough or because they are not warm enough …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • underdressed — n. underclothes; underskirt, petticoat, slip v. dress in a way that is not formal enough for the circumstances; not dress warmly enough …   English contemporary dictionary

  • underdressed — adjective wearing clothes that are too informal for a particular occasion …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • underdressed — UK [ˌʌndə(r)ˈdrest] / US [ˌʌndərˈdrest] adjective not wearing suitable clothes, either because they are not formal enough or because they are not warm enough …   English dictionary

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