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1. Fastened by lapping one edge of the front of a garment well over the other and usually having a double row of buttons with a row of buttonholes. Used especially of a coat or jacket.
2. Having a double-breasted coat: a double-breasted suit.
(Clothing & Fashion) (of a garment) having overlapping fronts such as to give a double thickness of cloth
1. (of a coat, jacket, etc.) having a front closure with a wide overlap that is secured at both the right and the left sides and typically shows two vertical rows of buttons when fastened.
2. (of a suit) having a coat or jacket that so overlaps. Compare single-breasted.
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|Adj.||1.||double-breasted - (of clothing) fastened by lapping one edge of the front well over the other usually with a double row of buttons; "double-breasted jacket"; "double-breasted suit"|
single-breasted - (of clothing) closing with a narrow overlap and fastened with a single row of buttons; "a single-breasted jacket"