double-breasted definition

  • adjective:
    • Fastened by lapping one side of the front of a garment more than others and usually having a double row of buttons with an individual row of buttonholes. Used specifically of a coat or coat.
    • Having a double-breasted layer: a double-breasted match.
    • Closing with a double row of buttons that type a broad overlap.
    • Folding or lapping over from the breast, with a row of buttons and buttonholes on each part.
    • (of clothes) fastened by lapping one edge of the front more than the other often with a double row of buttons
  • others:
    • Made alike on both edges of this breast, as a coat or waistcoat having two rows of buttons and buttonholes, such that it could be buttoned on either side.

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