Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Proper to be worn to church; hence, best: applied to clothes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective prenominal best-looking; -- used of clothing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective used of clothing

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Examples

  • Many of the thirty thousand patrons pouring out of cabs and streetcars and pounding down the steps of the Addison Street L stop were dressed in go-to-meeting finery.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • Many of the thirty thousand patrons pouring out of cabs and streetcars and pounding down the steps of the Addison Street L stop were dressed in go-to-meeting finery.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • Many of the thirty thousand patrons pouring out of cabs and streetcars and pounding down the steps of the Addison Street L stop were dressed in go-to-meeting finery.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • Many of the thirty thousand patrons pouring out of cabs and streetcars and pounding down the steps of the Addison Street L stop were dressed in go-to-meeting finery.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • Sure, it's great to plan for the baby and buy tiny garments and pick names, but after the first time, when you no longer have illusions about that perfect baby whose nose never runs, who never upchucks on your Sunday go-to-meeting clothes, and who sleeps at all times when not being actively displayed, there's not nearly as much anticipation and it's "ho-hum - crap, my ankles are swollen AGAIN".

    Pregnancy. Sucks.

  • Ibsen, it is allowable to think, may sometimes have dreamed of a pill, "with arsenic in it, Hilda, and digitalis, too, and strychnine and the best beetle-killer," which would decimate the admirable inhabitants of Grimstad, strewing the rocks with their bodies in their go-to-meeting coats and dresses.

    Henrik Ibsen

  • Ibsen, it is allowable to think, may sometimes have dreamed of a pill, "with arsenic in it, Hilda, and digitalis, too, and strychnine and the best beetle-killer," which would decimate the admirable inhabitants of Grimstad, strewing the rocks with their bodies in their go-to-meeting coats and dresses.

    Henrik Ibsen

  • Unwilling to finish us off and pull the trigger, they are so desperate to preserve their Sunday go-to-meeting persona of the good guy.

    The World They've Always Wanted

  • Deborah asked, hands on her hips in her Sunday go-to-meeting outfit that was ready to come off at any time.

    A Love So Deep

  • Deborah asked, hands on her hips in her Sunday go-to-meeting outfit that was ready to come off at any time.

    A Love So Deep

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