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sack suit

noun
1.
a man's suit that has a loose-fitting jacket.
Origin of sack suit
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism
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  • Pratt came in quite briskly, a heavy-faced, white-bearded man, wearing a sack-suit and an old-fashioned turn-down collar.

    The Tyranny of the Dark Hamlin Garland
  • To this officer a sack-suit or business-suit is a lounge-suit.

    The American Language Henry L. Mencken

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