Definitions for "Full Dress"
Also known as "tails," full dress is the ultimate in formality and worn only after 6 p.m. The ensemble consists of a winged-collar tuxedo shirt, ascot or bow-tie, vest, tuxedo trousers, and tailcoat. The full-dress ensemble can be acquired in black, midnight blue, or grey, with a white shirt and matching accessories, or all-white. (See white tie.)
formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men
The most elaborate order of dress. This order is of dress is distictive to time periods.
Was reserved for evening functions and was always ‘lowneckâ€(tm) for important affairs.