sundress
noun Date: 1942 a dress with an abbreviated bodice usually exposing the shoulders, arms, and back

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sundress — ► NOUN ▪ a light, loose sleeveless dress, typically having a wide neckline and thin shoulder straps …   English terms dictionary

  • sundress — [sun′dres΄] n. a sleeveless dress with a scoop neckline or, sometimes, shoulder straps, for wear in warm weather …   English World dictionary

  • Sundress — A sundress is an informal sleeveless dress of any shape in a lightweight fabric, for summer wear. The dress is intended to be worn without a layering top, and the design must therefore cut a balance between modesty and allowing sun… …   Wikipedia

  • sundress — UK [ˈsʌnˌdres] / US noun [countable] Word forms sundress : singular sundress plural sundresses a light dress that does not cover your arms or shoulders, usually worn in hot weather …   English dictionary

  • sundress — /sun dres /, n. a dress with a bodice styled to expose the arms, shoulders, and back, for wear during hot weather. [1940 45; SUN + DRESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • sundress — noun a lightweight, typically sleeveless dress, intended for summer wear …   Wiktionary

  • sundress — sun|dress [ˈsʌndres] n a dress that you wear in hot weather, which does not cover your arms or shoulders …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sundress — sun|dress [ sʌn,dres ] noun count a light dress that does not cover your arms or shoulders, usually worn in hot weather …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sundress — n. summer dress that exposes the shoulders and back …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sundress — noun a light, loose sleeveless dress, typically having a wide neckline and thin shoulder straps …   English new terms dictionary

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