go-to-meeting
go-to-meeting go-to-meeting adj. best-looking; -- used of clothing; as, her Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes. [prenominal]

Syn: good, Sunday, Sunday-best, Sunday-(prenominal). [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • go-to-meeting — suitable for use in a church or on Sundays, 1790, especially of clothes but the earliest recorded reference is to music …   Etymology dictionary

  • go-to-meeting — adjective used of clothing my good clothes her Sunday go to meeting clothes • Syn: ↑Sunday go to meeting • Similar to: ↑best …   Useful english dictionary

  • go-to-meeting — /goh teuh meet n, mee ting/, adj. Sunday go to meeting. [1780 90, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sunday-go-to-meeting — adjective used of clothing my good clothes her Sunday go to meeting clothes • Syn: ↑go to meeting • Similar to: ↑best …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sunday-go-to-meeting — /ˌsʌndeɪ goʊ tə ˈmitɪŋ/ (say .sunday goh tuh meeting) adjective US Colloquial most dressed up; most presentable; best: Sunday go to meeting shoes …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sunday\ go-to-meeting\ clothes — • best bib and tucker • Sunday best • Sunday go to meeting clothes n. phr. informal Best clothes or outfit of clothing. The cowboy got all dressed up in his best bib and tucker to go to the dance. Mary went to the party in her Sunday best and… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Sunday-go-to-meeting — Sun′day go to meet′ing [[t]ˈmit n, ˈmi tɪŋ[/t]] adj. inf most presentable; best: Sunday go to meeting clothes[/ex] • Etymology: 1825–35, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Sunday-go-to-meeting — ☆ Sunday go to meeting [sun′dāgō΄tə mēt′iŋ, ] occas [.sun′dēgō΄tə mēt′iŋ ] adj. Informal appropriate to Sunday church services; i.e., best or most presentable, as clothes, manners, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Sunday-go-to-meeting — /sun day goh teuh meet n, mee ting, dee /. adj. Informal. most presentable; best: Sunday go to meeting clothes. [1825 35, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sunday-go-to-meeting — adjective of clothes, suitable for wearing to church; ones best …   Wiktionary

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