double-breasted

adjective
dou·​ble-breast·​ed | \ ˌdə-bəl-ˈbre-stəd How to pronounce double-breasted (audio) \

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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The first known use of double-breasted was in 1701

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“Double-breasted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double-breasted. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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double-breasted

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of double-breasted

of a coat or jacket : having two rows of buttons

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