Meaning of “done/dressed (up) to the nines” in the English Dictionary

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"done/dressed (up) to the nines" in British English

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done/dressed (up) to the nines

informal

wearing very stylish and fashionable clothes, often for a particular purpose or occasion:

The doorbell rang and there was Chris, all dressed up to the nines.

(Definition of “done/dressed (up) to the nines” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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