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3 definitions found
 for full-dress
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  full-dress \full-dress\ n.
     full evening dress for men.
  
     Syn: dress suit, full dress, tailcoat, tail coat, tails,
          white tie, white tie and tails.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  full-dress \full-dress\ adj.
     1. suitable for formal occasions; as, a full-dress uniform.
  
     Syn: dress.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. requiring formal clothes; -- of a social event; as, a
        full-dress ceremony.
  
     Syn: dress.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     3. complete in every respect, including formalities; as, a
        full-dress debate; a full-dress investigation.
        [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  full-dress
      adj 1: suitable for formal occasions; "formal wear"; "a full-
             dress uniform"; "dress shoes" [syn: full-dress,
             dress]
      2: (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes; "a dress dinner";
         "a full-dress ceremony" [syn: dress, full-dress]
      3: complete in every respect; "a full-dress debate"; "a full-
         dress investigation"

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