little black dress

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little black dress ‎(plural little black dresses)

  1. A simply cut and often quite short evening or cocktail dress.
    • 2012, Rebecca Apsan, Lessons in Lingerie: Finding Your Perfect Shade of Seduction
      When dressing up for a night out, let's not forget the sex appeal, allure, and slenderizing effect of ultrasheer black hosiery under that little black dress.
  2. (figuratively) Something simple, versatile, and elegant; something that pairs well with many other things.