pant·​suit | \ ˈpant-ˌsüt How to pronounce pantsuit (audio) \

Definition of pantsuit

: a woman's ensemble consisting usually of a long jacket and pants of the same material

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pantsuited \ ˈpant-​ˌsü-​təd How to pronounce pantsuit (audio) \ adjective

Examples of pantsuit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then, Billie Eilish showed up in a tattoo-print pantsuit along with her brother Finneas, who chose a powder pink tuxedo. Liam Hess, Vogue, "The Ultimate Grammys Accessory This Year? Coordinating Masks," 14 Mar. 2021 Carson tailored a single-button pantsuit by Theory, and, in lieu of traditional neckwear, tied a thin ribbon around the collar of a pale blue Uniqlo shirt. Fawnia Soo Hoo,, "Lana Candor Wears Aritzia, Forever 21 & Lots Of Vintage In To All the Boys 3," 12 Feb. 2021 The police report noted that Lee was wearing a black pantsuit with high-heel shoes and Boddie was dressed in black with a company logo on his shirt. Carol Robinson |, al, "Alabama fire chief arrested in armed dispute with GA real estate agent; attorney says charges ‘baseless’," 17 Mar. 2021 Instead of a new gown or suit, Fonda logged in to the virtual ceremony sporting a stunning cream pantsuit with matching satin lapels and detailing, a look she's previously worn and pulled from the depths of her own closet for the occasion. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, "Jane Fonda Rewore a Sleek Cream Pantsuit for the Golden Globes," 1 Mar. 2021 Peter Do While a pink pantsuit might be too closely associated with another presidential hopeful, any ensemble by Do, who came up at Phoebe Philo's Céline, would be a surprise twist pick for Inauguration Day. Kerry Pieri, Harper's BAZAAR, "Which Designer Will Kamala Harris Wear for the Inauguration?," 14 Jan. 2021 Michelle Obama was spotted in a head-to-toe plum coat and suit also by Hudson, while Hilary Clinton showed up in a sleek purple pantsuit. Amanda Tarlton, USA TODAY, "Purple is everywhere at Biden’s Inauguration—here’s how to get the look," 21 Jan. 2021 For a press conference, my signature thing is wearing a colored pantsuit. Sara Holzman, Marie Claire, "Jaclyn Rothenberg Is Collecting Pantsuits In Every Color," 22 Jan. 2021 Kate McKinnon marched in to reprise her Hillary Clinton impersonation, wearing a pantsuit and a raven cape. Washington Post, "SNL tells Halloween horror story warning that Trump could win reelection," 1 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of pantsuit

1964, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pantsuit was in 1964

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3 Apr 2021

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“Pantsuit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of pantsuit

US : a woman's suit consisting of a jacket and pants that are made of the same material

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