Definition of 'double-breasted'
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He also wore double-breasted navy blazers with a crimson lining. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He wears a blue double-breasted blazer. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Europe for the first time and they turned out in smart double-breasted jackets and starched white trousers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They wore forest green double-breasted frock coats with a lighter green piping. THE HUNTING OF MAN (2004)Finally we had a star who could merge historic sporting triumphs with double-breasted velvet suits. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He would shuttle between client inventors in his own plane in double-breasted blue suits rendered light grey by a steady rain of cigarette ash. Spitfire Women of World War II (2007)Short, double-breasted coats look best with jeans or casual wear. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Examples: short skirts for women and double-breasted suits for men. THE 22 IMMUTABLE LAWS OF MARKETING (1993)Beautifully cut double-breasted business suits were matched with soft poacher's caps. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Beware of double-breasted suits and chalk stripes - the first thing you see coming towards you is the abdomen. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Tall and short people can wear a double-breasted coat, but which one depends on the width of the lapels. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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