Definition of tube dress in US English:

tube dress

noun

  • A stretchy, tight-fitting, and typically strapless dress.

    ‘be sure to avoid anything too snug, like a tube dress’
    • ‘Hayley wowed in a gorgeous midi tube dress featuring metallic embroidery.’
    • ‘Tulisa also opted for a vastly different look to Saturday's attire, wearing a printed long-sleeved tube dress and jewellery.’
    • ‘Women in tight tube dresses and cripplingly tall heels clutch at the arms of their dates as they teeter down the street on their way to various clubs.’
    • ‘I was looking for a simple gray or black cotton tube dress with some cotton tunic dresses to wear over it.’
    • ‘Certainly there were plenty of sheer chiffon skirts, broderie anglaise and knitted tube dresses.’
    • ‘I only bought the tube dress and a really cute lacy gray dress to wear over it.’