double-breasted

[duhb-uhl-bres-tid]
adjective
1.
(of a coat, jacket, etc.) overlapping sufficiently in front to allow for two rows of buttons.
2.
(of a suit) having a coat or jacket that so overlaps.
Compare single-breasted.


Origin:
1695–1700

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double-breasted
 
adj
(of a garment) having overlapping fronts such as to give a double thickness of cloth

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Example sentences
He wore brown wingtips and a double-breasted cardigan.
He wore a double-breasted suit whose blackness suggested mourning.
It starts out with a double-breasted two-piece tweed suit with brown buttons,
  wide lapels, and a belt that isn't necessary.
He was wearing a gray double-breasted suit and had a friendly, winning smile.
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