armhole


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arm·hole

 (ärm′hōl′)
n.
An opening in a garment for an arm.

armhole

(ˈɑːmˌhəʊl)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) the opening in an article of clothing through which the arm passes and to which a sleeve is often fitted

arm•hole

(ˈɑrmˌhoʊl)

n.
an opening for the arm in a garment.
[1275–1325]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.armhole - a hole through which you put your arm and where a sleeve can be attachedarmhole - a hole through which you put your arm and where a sleeve can be attached
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
hole - an opening deliberately made in or through something
Translations

armhole

[ˈɑːmhəʊl] Nsobaquera f, sisa f

armhole

[ˈɑːrmhəʊl] n [dress, shirt, jacket, coat] → emmanchure f

armhole

[ˈɑːmˌhəʊl] ngiro m manica inv
References in classic literature ?
With a swift disclosing gesture he gave Ossipon a glimpse of an india-rubber tube, resembling a slender brown worm, issuing from the armhole of his waistcoat and plunging into the inner breast pocket of his jacket.
He folded this strip in two, took off his wide, strong summer overcoat of some stout cotton material (his only outer garment) and began sewing the two ends of the rag on the inside, under the left armhole.
Her father, his thumbs in the armholes of his waistcoat and his legs far apart, looked at her in blank and speechless amazement; her mother, with more consideration but equal lack of sympathy, patted her gently on the back of her hand.
said the Rector laying down his reels, and putting his thumbs into his armholes with an air of attention.
Skinner, with his small bowler hat on the back of his head, a fresh cigar in the corner of his mouth, and his thumbs in the armholes of his waistcoat, strolled along Broadway with something akin to a smile parting his lips, and showing his yellow teeth.
Casson had been revolving in his mind for the last five minutes; but when he had partly solved it by taking his hands out of his pockets, and thrusting them into the armholes of his waistcoat, by throwing his head on one side, and providing himself with an air of contemptuous indifference to whatever might fall under his notice, his thoughts were diverted by the approach of the horseman whom we lately saw pausing to have another look at our friend Adam, and who now pulled up at the door of the Donnithorne Arms.
Mr Stelling was the shrewdest fellow he had ever met with,--not unlike Wylde, in fact; he had the same way of sticking his thumbs in the armholes of his waistcoat.
First, evaluate the garment with the sleeves that pull and make sure the armhole fits well and there's enough ease across the back.
The shelves are up to the level of the armhole with a lining of cotton fabric.
Work even until armhole measures 6V2 (7, 7Vi, 8, 8V2, 9)", ending with a WS row.
The real secrets are which squeaky floorboards in the bedroom you have to avoid when you get in drunk and don't want your other half to wake up and see you stuck with both arms through one nightie armhole.
Lorenzo suggested numerous possibilities such as wearing a bandeau top peeking under the armhole, layering with another blouse or wearing special foundation garments.