sleevelet

noun

sleeve·​let ˈslēv-lət How to pronounce sleevelet (audio)
: a covering for the forearm to protect clothing from wear or dirt

Word History

Etymology

sleeve + -let

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sleevelet was in 1889

Dictionary Entries Near sleevelet

Cite this Entry

“Sleevelet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sleevelet. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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