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Definition of "attire" []

  • To dress or clothe, especially in fine or elaborate garments. (verb-transitive)
  • Clothing or array; apparel. (noun)
  • The antlers of a deer. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "attire" in a sentence
  • "Anyway, ridiculous attire is not necessarily uncomfortable attire, which is our issue here."
  • "Republican candidate Blake Farenthold, who is running for Texas's 27th district House seat, came under scrutiny this week when images surfaced of him out for a night on the town with women in attire leaving little to the imagination."
  • "“Muslims around the world know that this attire is misogynistic dress for women that is being promoted by the Taliban and al-Qaeda,” said Tarek Fatah, founder of the group."