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zoot suit in Clothes topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishzoot suitzoot suit /ˈzuːt suːt, -sjuːt $ -suːt/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DCCa suit that consists of wide trousers and a jacket with wide shoulders, worn especially in the 1940s and 1950s
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zoot suitIn the Juke Box Joint, he had a zoot suit with Karloffian shoulders and a watch chain dangling between his knees.In an age of compulsory wearing of uniforms, the zoot suit accomplished an antithetical stylization of the self.The zoot suit became his primary symbol.