dress down

listen to the pronunciation of dress down
Englisch - Englisch
To scold
To wear casual or informal clothes
If you dress down, you wear clothes that are less smart than usual. She dresses down in baggy clothes to avoid hordes of admirers
put on clothes that make a careless or ill-dressed impression
{f} underdress; dress in a way that is not formal enough for the circumstances; scold; criticize severely
censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
dress-down Friday
a working day on which it is acceptable that office workers dress more casually than usual
dress-down Friday
Friday as a designated day of the week when employees are allowed to dress more casually than on other weekdays
dress-down Friday
In some companies employees are allowed to wear clothes that are less smart than usual on a Friday. This day is known as a dress-down Friday. But is it really feasible to don sportswear to the office without the excuse of dress-down Friday?
dress down