Dressed to the nines


Dressed to the nines
  If you are in your very best clothes, you're dressed to the nines.

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  • dressed to the nines — • dressed to the nines/teeth dressed elegantly The stars were all dressed to the nines during the Academy Awards ceremony …   Idioms and examples

  • dressed to the nines — If you are in your very best clothes, you re dressed to the nines …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • dressed to the nines — dressed in high fashion, gussied up    Here I am in jeans. Everybody else is dressed to the nines …   English idioms

  • dressed to the nines — AND dressed to the teeth mod. dressed very stylishly with nothing overlooked. □ She showed up for the picnic dressed to the nines. □ Clare is usually dressed to the teeth in order to impress people …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • dressed to the nines — wearing very fashionable or expensive clothes. The door opened to reveal a small woman, dressed to the nines for an evening of partying …   New idioms dictionary

  • dressed to the nines —    If you are in your very best clothes, you re dressed to the nines.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • dressed to the nines — ► dressed (up) to the nines dressed very smartly or fancily. Main Entry: ↑nine …   English terms dictionary

  • dressed to the nines — adjective Very fancily or formally dressed; wearing very showy or splendid clothing. All you will see is a girl you once knew, although shes dressed up to the nines, at sixes and sevens with you …   Wiktionary

  • dressed to the nines — adjective dressed in fancy or formal clothing • Syn: ↑dressed, ↑dressed up, ↑dressed to kill, ↑dolled up, ↑spruced up, ↑spiffed up, ↑togged up • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • dressed to the nines — idi dressed splendidly, esp. in formal clothing …   From formal English to slang