ballgown


ballgown
ball|gown [ˈbo:lgaun US ˈbo:l-] n
a long dress made of expensive material, that a woman wears to formal parties

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • ballgown — UK [ˈbɔːlˌɡaʊn] US [ˈbɔlˌɡaʊn] noun [countable] [singular ballgown plural ballgowns] a special long dress worn by a woman for dancing at a ball (=a formal social event) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ballgown — UK [ˈbɔːlˌɡaʊn] / US [ˈbɔlˌɡaʊn] noun [countable] Word forms ballgown : singular ballgown plural ballgowns a special long dress worn by a woman for dancing at a ball (= a formal social event) …   English dictionary

  • ballgown — [[t]bɔ͟ːlgaʊn[/t]] ballgowns N COUNT A ballgown is a long dress that women wear to formal dances …   English dictionary

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