glad rags


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glad rags

Fancy attire. This isn't a formal event, so there's no need for your glad rags.
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glad rags

Stylish clothes, as in Let's put on our glad rags and go out on the town. [Slang; late 1800s]
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ˈglad rags

(old-fashioned, informal) smart clothes worn for a party, etc: We put our glad rags on and went to the theatre.
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glad rags

n. fancy clothes; best clothing. (see also rag.) I’ll get on my glad rags, and we’ll go out tonight.
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So howay lasses get your posh hats and glad rags on again and come to the Customs House in South Shields on Friday, September 10.
I bought my glad rags too dearly in Soho and downed my Prozac with beer.
Hoping, of course, that when they went, they were wearing their old clothes, the community would naturally pass on the glad rags to the next guy.
But it's not just a landfill issue, says Brenda Mallory, founder of Glad Rags, which produces colored and organic cotton pads with washable liners.
Then, at concert's end, Howard sent them smiling in their glad rags to the Joyce's doors on Eighth Avenue, where they thanked departing theatergoers for coming.
It's looking more and more like last year's glad rags, just like anything else, just like all of us; soon, it may not even be a career option anymore.
Rita gets her glad rags on to dance with him at the Zambezi Club party.
It saw staff and students alike sporting their favourite festive glad rags.
Winkleman get their glad rags on, and the three finalists battle it out to get their hands on the glitterball trophy.
"So glad we aren't signing him, highly overrated." Ian Vent ENTERTAINMENT: More than 30,000 race-goers are expected put on their glad rags and attend the Northumberland Plate Festival this weekend.
at the Perth Gold Cup Day Head to the races tomorrow and don't forget to wear your glad rags.
UNION RAGS lived up to his huge reputation by coming with a late dash up the rail to deny the front-running Paynter (Awesome Again) to win the Belmont Stakes on Saturday and becomes the second winner of the New York Classic descended from Vincent O'Brien's 1966 1,000 Guineas winner Glad Rags.
So get together with a few friends, put your glad rags on, and enjoy a night out at the theatre.
Tonight, they, along with a variety of other celebs, don their glad rags to attend a one-off performance from Michael and his band, featuring hits including Home and Haven't Met You Yet, and he reveals his musical influences and careers highs.
Wednesday, STV, 7.30pm Phillip Schofield hosts the 17th annual ceremony which sees the stars of EastEnders, Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks and Doctors look out their glad rags and battle it out for bragging rights.