single-breasted

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single-breasted

[sing-guhl-bres-tid]
adjective
1.
(of a coat, jacket, etc.) having a front closure directly in the center with only a narrow overlap secured by a single button or row of buttons.
2.
(of a suit) having a jacket or coat of this type.
Compare double-breasted.


Origin:
1790–1800

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single-breasted
 
adj
(of a garment) having the fronts overlapping only slightly and with one row of fastenings

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Example sentences
His dark suit jacket-usually single-breasted-is buttoned neatly over a vest and dark tie.
If the vest is made of the same material as the coat, it must be single-breasted.
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