dressed etymology

English word dressed comes from English dress

Detailed word origin of dressed

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dress English (eng) (intransitive) Of a man, to allow the genitals to fall to one side or other of the trousers. [from 20thc.]. (intransitive) To clothe oneself; to put on clothes. [from 18thc.]. (military, ambitransitive) To arrange in exact continuity of line, as soldiers; commonly to adjust to a straight line and at proper distance; to align. Sometimes an imperative command.. (nautical) To ornament (a ship) [...]
dressed English (eng) (especially, New Orleans, of a, sandwich) Prepared with several condiments and other additional ingredients (in New Orleans especially lettuce, tomato, pickle, and mayonnaise).