HyperDic: attire

English > 2 senses of the word attire:
NOUNartifactattire, garb, dressclothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
VERBbodyattire, overdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, get up, rig out, tog up, tog output on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
attire > pronunciation
Soundsahtay'er
Rhymesacquire ... wire: 63 rhymes with ayer...
English > attire: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningclothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion.
Example"formal attire"
Synonymsgarb, dress
Narrowerao daiThe traditional dress of Vietnamese women consisting of a tunic with long sleeves and panels front and back
costumeThe attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball
costumeThe attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class
costumeunusual or period attire not characteristic of or appropriate to the time and place
costumeThe prevalent fashion of dress (including accessories and hair style as well as garments)
disguiseAny attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer's identity
ecclesiastical attire, ecclesiastical robeattire that is appropriate to wear in a church
fineryelaborate or showy attire and accessories
formalwear, eveningwear, evening dress, evening clothesattire to wear on formal occasions in the evening
habitA distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order
habit, riding habitAttire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire)
hairpiece, false hair, posticheA covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment
morning dressformal attire for men during the daytime
outfit, getup, rig, turnoutA set of clothing (with accessories)
sportswear, athletic wear, activewearattire worn for sport or for casual wear
Broaderclothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear, wearable, habilimentA covering designed to be worn on a person's body
Spanishatavío, atuendo, traje, veste, vestido
Catalanindumentària, vestit
Verbsattireput on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
English > attire: 2 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningPut on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsoverdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, get up, rig out, tog up, tog out
Narrowerbedizen, dizendress up garishly and tastelessly
enrobeadorn with a robe / robe
prankdress up showily
preen, primp, plume, dressDress or groom with elaborate care
tart updress up in a cheap and provocative way
Broaderdress, get dressedPut on clothes
Oppositedress down, underdressDress informally and casually
Similar tocostume, dress upDress in a costume
dress, dress upDress in a certain manner
Spanisharreglarse, ataviarse, ataviar
Catalanarreglar-se, empolainar-se, vestir-se
Nounsattireclothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion

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