Translation: from spanish

fancy-dress ball

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  • fancy dress ball — noun also fancy ball : a ball at which persons appear in fancy dress * * * fancy dress ball or fancy ball noun A ball at which fancy dress is worn • • • Main Entry: ↑fancy …   Useful english dictionary

  • fancy-dress ball — noun a ball at which guests wear costumes and masks • Syn: ↑masked ball, ↑masquerade ball • Hypernyms: ↑ball, ↑formal, ↑masquerade, ↑masquerade party, ↑masque, ↑mask …   Useful english dictionary

  • fancy-dress ball — /ˌfænsi drɛs ˈbɔl/ (say .fansee dres bawl) noun a ball at which fancy dress is worn …   Australian English dictionary

  • fancy dress — noun (BrE) ⇨ See also ↑costume VERB + FANCY DRESS ▪ don, wear ▪ Several of the managers donned fancy dress for the office party. FANCY DRESS + NOUN ▪ ball, party …   Collocations dictionary

  • fancy dress — /fænsi ˈdrɛs/ (say fansee dres) noun 1. dress chosen in accordance with the wearer s fancy, for wear at a ball or the like, as that characteristic of a particular period or place, class of persons, or historical or fictitious character. 2. any… …   Australian English dictionary

  • fancy dress — a costume for a ball, masquerade, etc., chosen to please the fancy, usually a costume characteristic of a particular period or place, class of persons, or historical or fictitious character. [1760 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • fancy dress — costume worn at a ball or masquerade …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fancy ball — noun see fancy dress ball * * * fancy dress ball or fancy ball noun A ball at which fancy dress is worn • • • Main Entry: ↑fancy * * * fancy ball, a ball at which fancy dress is worn …   Useful english dictionary

  • dress — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 piece of clothing ADJECTIVE ▪ beautiful, elegant, gorgeous ▪ plain, simple ▪ She looked elegant in a simple black dress. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • ball — Synonyms and related words: Kaffeeklatsch, action, agate, assemblee, assembly, assignation, at home, bal, bal costume, bal masque, ball bearing, balloon, bar shot, barn dance, baseball, baseball bat, basketball, bat, battledore, bauble, be… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ball — I n. game 1) to play ball round object used in a sport 2) to bat; bounce; catch; drop; fumble; hit; kick; throw a ball 3) a ball bounces 4) the ball is dead ( the ball does not bounce ) 5) a cue; medicine ball 6) (BE) a punching ball (AE has… …   Combinatory dictionary


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