bi-swing

adjective
\ ˈbī-ˈswiŋ How to pronounce bi-swing (audio) \

Definition of bi-swing

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

First Known Use of bi-swing

1937, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bi-swing

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

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“Bi-swing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bi-swing. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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