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

 

des res

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noun
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 Origin 1980s: abbreviation.