What does dress to kill mean?


Idiom Meaning:

wear nice clothing to attract attention


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


Law and Order: Special Victims Unit “Trade” (2008)

Chester Lake: Dress to kill. Too bad she didn’t get to help Munch.

John Munch: Are you insulting my sartorial splendor?

Chester Lake: Well, if that means clothes? Yes.

Donald Cragen: Easy, fellas.


The Incredible Hulk “Darkness and Light: Part 2” (1996)

Leader: I spared myself the indignity of the Hulk’s purple trousers. I am now dressed to kill.


The Nanny “The Cantor Show” (1996)

Time of Scene: ~00:00:05

Fran Fine: Oh, Niles.

Niles: Hmm? Ooh, Friday night. Dressed to kill

Niles: Going to temple to pray for a date?

Fran Fine: Ma said they got a new cantor and he’s single and gorgeous. I’m hoping for a religious experience.

Niles: Does anyone in your faith ever take a vow of celibacy?



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