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dolman sleeve

n.
A full sleeve that is very wide at the armhole and narrow at the wrist.

dolman sleeve

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a sleeve that is very wide at the armhole and tapers to a tight wrist

dol′man sleeve′


n.
a sleeve tapered from a very large armhole to fit closely at the wrist, usu. cut in one piece with the body of the garment.

dolman sleeve

- One that is much wider at the arm-hole than it is at the wrist, patterned on a Turkish robe.
See also related terms for wrist.

dolman sleeve

A tapering sleeve that is very wide at the top of the arm and narrow at the wrist.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dolman sleeve - a sleeve with a large armhole and tight cuff
dolman - a woman's cloak with dolman sleeves
dolman, dolman jacket - a hussar's jacket worn over the shoulders
sleeve, arm - the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm
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