One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A man's cutaway coat and striped pants, worn on formal occasions such as weddings, typically with a top hat.
- ‘The ladies wear posh frocks and fancy hats, and the men morning dress or smart suits.’
- ‘‘I thought about it, but I didn't think it was appropriate,’ he said as he stood, resplendent in morning dress, at Buckingham Palace.’
- ‘I had two sets of clothes made for him, a morning dress for outings, and a set of everyday wear.’
- ‘In the Royal Enclosure, men have to wear either black or grey morning dress, with a top hat.’
- ‘The British representatives at the conference were more soberly dressed in formal morning dress.’
- ‘I have been invited to a wedding, but the invitation states that we should wear morning dress.’
- ‘Even in his final interview he had to appear before the Court of Common Council in full morning dress.’
- ‘When I went to get my morning dress altered at a London tailors he said he was doing ten per cent of usual business for Ascot.’
- ‘Standing beside a large mahogany table was King George VI in morning dress, looking the typical Gentleman Squire to his fingertips.’
- ‘Only black or grey morning dress with the top hat or service dress is acceptable for gentlemen.’
- ‘I wore full morning dress, so I could hardly have been mistaken for one of the crowd that had gathered in front of the building.’
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