housedress

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

house +‎ dress

Noun[edit]

housedress (plural housedresses)

  1. A simple dress suitable for housework
    • 1988 October 7, Judy Robb, “Restaurant Tours: a diner to fly for”, Chicago Reader:
      Betty Schlafer, head honcho of the Airport Cafe, is wearing a housedress with a purple floral design; a brooch filled with colored stones is pinned to her collar.