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double–breasted

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adjective dou·ble–breast·ed \ˌdə-bəl-ˈbres-təd\

Simple Definition of double–breasted

  • of a coat or jacket : having two rows of buttons

Full Definition of double–breasted

  1. 1 :  having one half of the front lapped over the other and usually a double row of buttons and a single row of buttonholes <a double–breasted coat>

  2. 2 :  having a double-breasted coat <a double–breasted suit>

1701

First Known Use of double–breasted

1701

Rhymes with double–breasted


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