Definition of Double-breasted

1. Adjective. (of clothing) fastened by lapping one edge of the front well over the other usually with a double row of buttons. "Double-breasted suit"

Antonyms: Single-breasted



Definition of Double-breasted

1. Adjective. (context: of a jacket or coat) Closing with a double row of buttons that form a wide overlap. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Double-breasted

double-bitted axe
double-blind
double-blind experiment
double-blind method
double-blind procedure
double-blind study
double-blind test
double-blind tests
double-bluff
double-bogey
double-book
double-booked
double-booking
double-books
double-break
double-breasted (current term)
double-breasted jacket
double-breasted suit
double-channel catheter
double-check
double-checked
double-checking
double-checks
double-chinned
double-click
double-clicked
double-clicking
double-clicks
double-count
double-cross

Literary usage of Double-breasted

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Valentine's Manual of Old New Yorkby New York (N.Y.). Common Council by New York (N.Y.). Common Council (1916)
"To be sold at the auction room one was deep blue, double breasted of James Barclay, No 14 Hanover jacket and overalls of the same, ceased person. ..."

2. A Naval Encyclopædia: Comprising a Dictionary of Nautical Words and Phrases (1880)
"Midshipmen, after graduation, are allowed a full-dress double-breasted coat, ... Clerks and mates wear a double-breasted frockcoat, with nine navy buttons ..."

3. World's Columbian Exposition, 1893: Official Catalogue by Moses Purnell Handy (1893)
"Double breasted box overcoat, dress suit, etc. 652 43. Schaub Bros., St. Paul, Minn. ... Double breasted frock coat and waistcoat, trousers. 652 49. ..."

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