Definition of 'attire'
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Working women there are famous for their conservative office attire. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Style with a white shirt to liven up your office attire. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Add this to your usual attire and feel the power. Times, Sunday Times (2009)At least he turned up on time and in correct attire. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They may be the usual attire of car mechanics but the boiler suit is big fashion business this season. The Sun (2014)Our policemen have a civilian attire: they dress like postmen. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Dressing in business attire is useful here, although not as essential as it once was. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Is that enormous white shirt your usual attire on stage - and in general? The Sun (2009)It is romantic and sentimental thinking to propose a return to wearing mourning attire for the sake of resuming a stronger communal bond. Christianity Today (2000)In spite of her informality of manner, she was a stickler for correct attire. Times, Sunday Times (2008)As her usual attire is lobster hats and frocks made from bacon rashers, this presumably means she wore jeans and a sweatshirt. The Sun (2011)Maybe the guest list would comprise a bunch of suits and I could get away with smart office attire. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Known as a dandy, he was attired in his usual flamboyant dress -- pink satin with silver trim and pink heels to match his coat. PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)T he swimmer who brought the Boat Race to a halt exchanged his wetsuit for more formal attire when he appeared in court yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I have been wearing polo necks to hide it, but now that the weather is warming up, my usual attire is too hot. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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