(noun, verb)


1. clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion

- formal attire

Similar word(s): dress, garb

Definition categories: man–made, clothing, habiliment, vesture, wear, wearable

Sentences with attire as a noun:

- He was wearing his formal attire.


1. put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive

Similar word(s): overdress, prink

Definition categories: body, dress

Sentences with attire as a verb:

- We will attire him in fine clothing so he can make a good impression.

- He stood there, attired in his best clothes, waiting for applause.