standaway
adjective Date: 1948 standing out from the body <
a standaway skirt
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • standaway — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: from the phrase stand away : standing out from the body standaway neckline standaway skirt * * * /stand euh way /, adj. (of a garment) designed or constructed to stand upright or extend outward from the body: a …   Useful english dictionary

  • standaway — /stand euh way /, adj. (of a garment) designed or constructed to stand upright or extend outward from the body: a standaway collar. [1935 40; adj. use of v. phrase stand away] * * * …   Universalium

  • cartridge pleat — noun : one of a series of small rounded standaway folds of cloth so stitched to a foundation cloth as to resemble the webbing for cartridges on a cartridge belt and used decoratively (as on clothes or curtains) …   Useful english dictionary

  • stand|a|way — «STAND uh WAY», adjective. made to stand up straight, curled, or in folds away from the rest of the garment or from the body: »A favorite coat has a broad standaway collar (New Yorker) …   Useful english dictionary

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