Meaning of underdress

un•der•dress

Pronunciation: (v.un"dur-dres'n.un'dur-dres"), [key]
— v., n. -dressed -drest, -dress•ing,
—v.i.
  1. to clothe oneself less completely or formally than is usual or fitting for the circumstances.
—n.
  1. garments worn beneath others; underclothes.
  2. a slip, petticoat, or other underskirt, esp. one designed to be seen when worn, as beneath a redingote.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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