double-breasted

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

Definition of double-breasted

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 : having a double-breasted coat
  • a double-breasted suit

First Known Use of double-breasted

1701

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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DOUBLE-BREASTED Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of double-breasted for English Language Learners

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


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