: made with a pleat or gusset at the back of the arms
bi-swing jacket

Word History

Etymology

bi- entry 1 + swing; perhaps from the freedom of movement allowed by this jacket

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bi-swing was in 1937

Dictionary Entries Near bi-swing

Cite this Entry

“Bi-swing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bi-swing. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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