Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “dress down”

dress down

phrasal verb with dress
 
 
/dres/ verb
WORKPLACE to wear more informal clothes to work than you usually do: Staff have been told that they can dress down on Fridays.
(Definition of dress down from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of dress down?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “dress down”

Definitions of “dress down” in other dictionaries

Translations of “dress down”

Word of the Day

workmanship

the skill with which something was made or done

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More