Definition of combat dress in English:

combat dress


  • [mass noun] Uniform of a type intended to be worn by soldiers in actual combat.

    ‘a hulking first lieutenant in combat dress’
    • ‘Marching behind are 15 Japanese samurai wearing combat dress and carrying 4ft-long swords.’
    • ‘Five gunmen, dressed in combat dress and balaclavas, fired a volley of shots in the air in front of a cheering crowd.’
    • ‘As one military analyst noted: ‘Standing on the armoured vehicle with the cannon not capped and in combat dress, that's a show of force.’’
    • ‘Some participants pass and kick footballs to each other, while others go the distance in full combat dress.’