trouser suit

noun

chiefly British

Examples of trouser suit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Here is a list of things Meghan Markle likes: camel coats, beige knitwear, cream trouser suits, khaki pencil skirts and tan court shoes. Daniel Rodgers, Vogue, 4 Apr. 2024 Here is a list of things Meghan Markle likes: camel coats, beige knitwear, cream trouser suits, khaki pencil skirts, and tan court shoes. Daniel Rodgers, Glamour, 3 Apr. 2024 The spry 89-year-old is otherwise sharply attired, from her neat trouser suit to the amber beads around her neck. Danielle Demetriou, Condé Nast Traveler, 21 Nov. 2023 The monarch’s fashion choices tend to skew a little more authoritative in 2023, with office-ready trouser suits and court shoes. Daniel Rodgers, Vogue, 11 Oct. 2023 The actor paired the mint green slouchy trouser suit—which featured striking black lapels on the blazer—with a tonal shirt and black court shoes. Emma Spedding, Vogue, 10 Mar. 2023 The Princess of Wales wore a black trouser suit with white ruffled blouse for an evening event in Canada. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 30 Aug. 2022 As when Lady Edith put on a trouser suit to help on the farm, or Lady Sybil donned a nurse’s uniform. al, 27 Jan. 2023 Elle King was resplendent in a red bell-bottom trouser suit with swinging bell sleeves and an ultra-wide brim hat to match. Leanne Italie, ajc, 4 Apr. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trouser suit was in 1939

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“Trouser suit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trouser%20suit. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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