raglan sleeve


Definition of raglan sleeve

: a sleeve that extends to the neckline with slanted seams from the underarm to the neck

Examples of raglan sleeve in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Caruso do bang on about ‘playful elegance’; a fluctuating expression which once amounted to linen opera capes, but now is more likely to mean a bold stripe blazer or a soft raglan sleeve camel overcoat. Luke Leitch, Vogue, 10 Jan. 2022 Everyone's wearing colourful matching sweatsuits in gym-teacher-style fits, with elasticized hems, raglan sleeves, and a stitched Dorito at the neck. Connie Wang, refinery29.com, 21 Apr. 2020 Next, layer up with a slightly warmer piece like HYLETE’s Vital Pullover Hoodie ($56) which has a kangaroo pocket and raglan sleeves. Jean Chen Smith, Cincinnati.com, 29 Nov. 2019 Company have stylish details like polo collars and raglan sleeves. Emily Matchar, Smithsonian, 8 May 2018 The raglan sleeve version is one that won't be spotted from a mile away as that John Elliott hoodie. 2. Jake Woolf, GQ, 10 Oct. 2017 Yet, of the roughly one billion labels making cozy feel cool, no one nails the secret recipe quite as well as John Elliott with his raglan sleeve hoodie. 1. Jake Woolf, GQ, 10 Oct. 2017 That new template will come complete with no apparent neck collar and come equipped with the raglan sleeves that are predominant on all strips produced by Nike. SI.com, 10 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of raglan sleeve

1866, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of raglan sleeve was in 1866

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13 Jan 2022

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“Raglan sleeve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raglan%20sleeve. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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