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business suit

noun
1.
a suit, especially one of conservative cut and color.
Compare suit (defs 2, 3).
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70, Americanism
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Examples from the web for business suit
  • And each face was on a body wearing either a business suit or a janitor's jumpsuit.
  • She has tucked a white sweater into the skirt of her blue business suit.
  • Workers carry out professional engineering responsibilities without having to wear a stiff shirt or business suit.
  • The sculptor depicted the subject's strong nose and showed him in a business suit and tie.
  • Bill can finally fit into a business suit and no longer shops at big and tall clothing stores.
  • For civilian attendees, normal daily attire is business suit with tie.
  • At the family's request, a business suit was placed over the shroud.
  • My hair is definitely shorter, and my jeans have given way to a business suit.
  • Behind the miners is a gentleman dressed in a business suit and sitting in a horse-drawn buggy.
  • One church has a prom dress closet and a business suit closet.

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