armhole armhole

Definition(s):

  • (n) a hole through which you put your arm and where a sleeve can be attached

Usage(s):

  1. A lot of people think a high armhole is restrictive, but it gives you total movement because it's cut right up to your arm.
  2. His claim to fame, as clients like Jacob Rothschild, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo and Barry Diller will tell you, is the loose-fitting, high-armhole Neapolitan jacket.
  3. When its wearer reached for a taxi door one morning, only a part of the sheep went with her: the left sleeve tore away from the armhole.

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  • "In those days, they were very pulled up and pushed out, so it made a lot of creases near the armhole," Scaasi explained. "She didn't want to have those ugly creases."
    on Nov 4, 2007 By: Scaasi Source: New Yorker

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