sleever

noun

sleev·​er
ˈslēvə(r)
plural -s
1
a
: a garment worker who sews in sleeves
b
: a laundry worker who presses sleeves and neckbands of shirts on heated forms
2
: a worker who reinforces the pouring openings of paper bags

Word History

Etymology

sleeve entry 1 + -er

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“Sleever.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sleever. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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