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  1. (of a garment) having overlapping fronts such as to give a double thickness of cloth

Example Sentences Including 'double-breasted'

A classy, comfortable suit featuring a double-breasted jacket and pants with subtle pleats and side elastic for comfort.
Misc (1999)
Edgeworth wore a smart navy double-breasted suit, the first time Brian had seen him in anything but blue dungarees.
Sillitoe, Alan The Open Door
He slimmed down forty pounds, the better to fit into Stahr's double-breasted grey suits.
John Baxter DE NIRO: A Biography (2002)
He wore a pink shirt with white collar and cuffs, a blue tie with a thin red stripe in it, and a dark blue double-breasted suit.
Cleary, Jon Murder Song
Lightweight and stylish, the most classic style of all is the belted double-breasted version.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
Lisa had bought him a new double-breasted blazer for his birthday, six gold buttons on the front, three gold buttons on each sleeve.
Jon Cleary YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
That's the Sun's take on the double-breasted good-time girl's burgeoning, ahem, friendship with Welsh rugby dreamboat, Gavin Henson.
Megastar (2005)
Then on loped Oliver Ford Davies's king in a double-breasted suit, looking like a blend of Bertrand Russell and Bernard Shaw.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
Today I am wearing an orange double-breasted wool suit over a navy knit top, all by Trent Nathan.
Misc (1999)


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