leisure suit

noun

Definition of leisure suit

: a suit consisting of a shirt jacket and matching trousers for informal wear

Examples of leisure suit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dust off that leisure suit or flashy disco dress and bone up on your moves! Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, 25 Aug. 2021 To minimize wardrobe changes, the 31-year-old decided to design a modern take on the traditional 1970s leisure suit. Lindzi Scharf, Los Angeles Times, 29 Oct. 2020 Oh, sure, there was Billie Eilish in her Chanel leisure suit with its array of patches, along with her dagger-like dark nails and her green hair. Washington Post, 10 Feb. 2020 And the coaching staff even stepped into the past, donning 1970s-era sport coats and leisure suits. Joe Freeman, oregonlive, 9 Oct. 2019 His quirky fashion sense, which includes jean shorts, Hawaiian shirts, a thick headband, a throwback leisure suit and ever-evolving facial hair, made him a fan favorite shortly after draft night. Mark Long, orlandosentinel.com, 4 Oct. 2019 His quirky fashion sense, which includes jean shorts, Hawaiian shirts, a thick headband, a throwback leisure suit and ever-evolving facial hair, made him a fan favorite shortly after draft night. Mark Long, chicagotribune.com, 4 Oct. 2019 There would be no union reps at family weddings, no sanitation experts turning up at picnics in their white shoes or leisure suits. David Harsanyi, National Review, 12 Sep. 2019 First popularized as clothing in the 1960s and ’70s, terry was worn in the form of polos and leisure suits by groovy suburban teens and their fathers. Steve Garbarino, WSJ, 17 May 2019

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First Known Use of leisure suit

1975, in the meaning defined above

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5 Sep 2021

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leisure suit

noun

English Language Learners Definition of leisure suit

: an informal suit that includes a jacket and matching pants

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