double-breasted


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dou·ble-breast·ed

(dŭb′əl-brĕs′tĭd)
adj.
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.

double-breasted

adj
(Clothing & Fashion) (of a garment) having overlapping fronts such as to give a double thickness of cloth

dou′ble-breast′ed



adj.
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.
[1695–1700]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
Translations

double-breasted

[ˈdʌblˈbrestɪd] ADJcruzado, con botonadura doble

double-breasted

[ˌdʌblˈbrɛstɪd] adj (jacket) → doppiopetto inv
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He saw himself when he had been quite the hoodlum, wearing a "stiff-rim" Stetson hat and a square-cut, double-breasted coat, with a certain swagger to the shoulders and possessing the ideal of being as tough as the police permitted.
His blue double-breasted coat, edged with black braid, buttoned close to a red puff tie, and his patent-leather shoes looked like murder-fitted weapons.
The pickles, in a uniform of rich brown double-breasted buttoned coat, and yellow or sombre drab continuations, announced their portly forms, in printed capitals, as Walnut, Gherkin, Onion, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Mixed, and other members of that noble family.
He wore a pair of plaid trousers, and a large, rough, double-breasted waistcoat; out of doors, he carried a thick stick with a big top.
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