trouser suit

noun

Definition of trouser suit

chiefly British

Examples of trouser suit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The royal is planning to bring several of the classic pieces, which include a chic white shirt and black trouser suit, for her upcoming tour of Africa with Prince Harry and their son Archie next week. Moniquejessen, PEOPLE.com, "Billy Porter Talks Meghan Markle at London Fashion Week: 'There's a Black Woman in the Palace, Honey!'," 18 Sep. 2019 A few weeks later, Glenda Jackson wore a Dolce white trouser suit to the Met Gala. Vanessa Friedman, New York Times, "The Resurrection of Dolce & Gabbana," 12 June 2019 The women, who seemed a few years younger than the men, were also expensively dressed, many in silky, boldly patterned bell-bottom trouser suits. Charles Bethea, The New Yorker, "East Eighty-eighth Street and East End Avenue," 25 May 2018 Mixed in with Cowan’s greatest hits were superhero pieces that included a hot pink fur chubby with neon-light lapels and a pastel ombré trouser suit with pleating down the sides. Rachel Marlowe, Vogue, "Inside Christian Cowan x The Powerpuff Girls’s International Women’s Day Celebration," 11 Mar. 2019 Victoria’s three piece white trouser suit and super-rare teeth smile casually flirting with Prince Charles? Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Prince Harry and The Spice Girls Hanging Out in the '90s Is Everything You Need Today," 2 July 2018 Naomi Campbell went bold and arty in Raf Simons for Calvin Klein, offsetting her graphic trouser suit with a tomato-red turtleneck. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "10 Best Dressed: Week of September 17, 2018," 17 Sep. 2018 Today’s approach focused on rich color with Beckham amping up the garden vibes in a saturated forest green wide-leg trouser suit. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Victoria Beckham Suits Up After the Royal Wedding," 22 May 2018 The two-button cropped jacket was a new silhouette for the Duchess, who previously stepped out in an Alexander McQueen trouser suit for the Endeavour Fund Awards in February. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Works the Pantsuit Like a Princess Dress," 11 July 2018

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First Known Use of trouser suit

1939, in the meaning defined above

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“Trouser suit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trouser%20suit. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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