double-breasted double-breasted

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of clothing) fastened by lapping one edge of the front well over the other usually with a double row of buttons

Usage(s):

  1. Ceccarelli has noticed a slight tweak to the billionaire's image, including a change in his wardrobe to a more casual attire from his standard double-breasted blue suit.
  2. To no one's great sorrow, the double-breasted suit has disappeared.
  3. He shows up at industry functions in double-breasted suits, French cuffs and knuckle-size cuff links.

News

  • Carly Rae Jepsen, Model Onslaught at amfAR Gala

    The theme for last night's amfAR gala at the Plaza Hotel was "military," complete with a runway show full of camo fabrics and double-breasted jackets. How does attendee Liza Minnelli feel about men in uniform? "Oh, they're so attractive!" The Cut chatted with guests about their most militant personal habits, ... More »
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

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Quotes

  1. In flashback, Shakur says this: "Y'all come to this conference dressed up in your double-breasted suits, $300 alligator shoes, trying to speak properly when you ain't saying nothing. I don't care if you call yourself a black man, Afro-American,...
    on Jul 6, 2008 By: Tupac Shakur Source: MiamiHerald.com

  2. "Too large for narrow pants, too short for a double-breasted jacket," Sir Hardy concluded. "Sinatra's style - it's wrong, wrong, wrong."
    on Aug 10, 2009 By: Hardy Amies Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. As Bernstein recalled the moment, "So out I strode in my funny double-breasted suit and, polite pattering of applause, and went wildly into the crazy three opening chords of [Schumann's] 'Manfred' [Overture] and it was like a great electric shock."
    on Nov 2, 2008 By: Leonard Bernstein Source: Newsday

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