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

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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