one’s best clothes, esp regarded as those most suitable for churchgoing
One’s finest clothes, as in They were all in their Sunday best for the photographer. This expression alludes to reserving one’s best clothes for going to church; indeed, an older idiom is Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes (meeting here meaning “prayer meeting”). [ Mid-1800s ]
noun, South Atlantic States (chiefly North Carolina) . 1. an illegitimate child.
noun 1. a person who travels to a warm and sunny climate, especially during cold months.
noun 1. the setting or descent of the sun below the horizon in the evening. 2. the atmospheric and scenic phenomena accompanying this. 3. the time when the sun, sets. 4. the close or final stage of any period. adjective 5. (of an industry, technology, etc.) old; declining: sunset industries. 6. of, relating to, or […]
- Sunset clause
noun 1. (mainly US & Canadian) a provision of a law that it will automatically be terminated after a fixed period unless it is extended by law