pantsuit

noun
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

Other Words from pantsuit

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

Examples of pantsuit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now 42 and a painter, Richards appeared at the Hollywood premiere in a denim pantsuit paired with a white clutch and statement ring. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 8 June 2022 Authentic leadership is especially accessible to women because there's no point in putting on a pantsuit and pretending to be a guy. Emma Hinchliffe, Fortune, 29 Mar. 2021 Remember her purple pantsuit and baby-blue skirt set? Jake Smith, Glamour, 1 Mar. 2022 DeBose accepted her first Oscar wearing a red hot Valentine Haute Couture pantsuit with a floor-length cape, along with a diamond necklace and bracelet by De Beers. Emily Burack, Town & Country, 28 Mar. 2022 Pat also famously wore an orange pantsuit for the 1996 national championship game which is now in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. Lori Riley, courant.com, 5 Feb. 2022 Willow Pill took home top honors for her stunning leopard-print pantsuit, while queens June Jambalaya and Maddy Morphosis wound up in the bottom. Stephen Daw, Billboard, 24 Jan. 2022 Maybe that’s why Christie, who also designed the costumes, has oddly given Lenk plain white sneakers to wear with her dressy scarlet pantsuit. New York Times, 9 Dec. 2021 The host of the show is an impossibly effervescent woman in a bright pink pantsuit named Tessa, who dominates the home sale process in a manner that seems both demanding and demonic. Christopher Arnott, courant.com, 19 Mar. 2022 See More

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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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Last Updated

26 Jun 2022

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“Pantsuit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pantsuit. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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