Definition of des res noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


des res

BrE BrE//ˌdez ˈrez//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdez ˈrez//
[usually singular] (British English, humorous) How a building looks
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an attractive house, especially a large one (from the words desirable residence) See related entries: How a building looks Word Origin1980s: abbreviation.