Definition of window dressing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    window dressing

    BrE BrE//ˈwɪndəʊ dresɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪndoʊ dresɪŋ//
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  1. 1the art of arranging goods in shop/store windows in an attractive way
  2. 2(disapproving) the fact of doing or saying something in a way that creates a good impression but does not show the real facts The reforms are seen as window dressing.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: window dressing