button-down


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but·ton-down

(bŭt′n-doun′)
adj.
1. Having buttons extending down the front from the collar to the waist: a button-down shirt.
2. Fastened down by buttons: a button-down collar.
3. also but·toned-down (bŭt′nd-) Conservative, conventional, or unimaginative: "a colorful character in the buttoned-down, dull-gray world of business" (Newsweek).
n.
A button-down shirt.

button-down

adj
1. (Clothing & Fashion) (of a collar) having points that are fastened to the garment with buttons
2. (Clothing & Fashion) (of a shirt) having a button-down collar
3. (Clothing & Fashion) Also: buttoned-down conventional or conservative: a button-down corporate culture.

but′ton-down`



adj.
1. (of a collar) having buttonholes at the ends with which it can be buttoned to the front of the garment.
2. (of a garment) having a button-down collar.
3. Also, but′toned down′. conventional, unimaginative, or conservative.
[1930–35, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.button-down - unimaginatively conventional; "a colorful character in the buttoned-down, dull-grey world of business"- Newsweek
conventional - unimaginative and conformist; "conventional bourgeois lives"; "conventional attitudes"
2.button-down - of a shirt; having the ends of the collar fastened down by buttons; "Brooks Brothers button-down shirts"
buttoned, fastened - furnished or closed with buttons or something buttonlike

button-down

also buttoned-down
adjective
Conforming to established practice or standards:
Slang: square.
Translations

button-down

[ˈbʌtndaʊn] ADJ [shirt] → con cuello de botones; [collar] → de botones

button-down

adj button-down collarButton-down-Kragen m
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