dress rehearsalnoun [ C ]uk /ˈdres rɪˌhɜː.səl/ us /ˈdres rɪˌhɝː.səl/
Examples from literature
- A pleasing scene took place at the last dress rehearsal.
- Dress rehearsals are absolutely necessary.
- In schools, an audience at the dress rehearsal is usually a help to the amateur performers.
- The dress rehearsal for "As You Like It" was over.
- The last time I conversed with him was at the dress rehearsal of a comedy.