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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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double-breastedˌdouble-ˈbreasted adjective  DCCa double-breasted jacket, coat etc has two sets of buttonssingle-breasted
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double-breastedRather than base my lifestyle on magazine alerts and warnings, I choose to continue with my double-breasted blazer criterion.He wore a dark-blue velvet double-breasted jacket with large pearl buttons.Carlo is wearing a large, double-breasted linen jacket and non-matching royal blue linen trousers over a slate-grey T-shirt and stone shirt.Evening jackets should be double-breasted or single-breasted, with the appropriate conventional revers or lapels.All black suede shoes and double-breasted pinstripe, he seemed central casting's idea of the ideal Establishment man.The history of the double-breasted suit is not as clear.On Wall Street double-breasted suits and peaked lapels were considered a bit sharp, a bit too Garment District.
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