trouser suit
noun Date: 1939 chiefly British pantsuit

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • trouser suit — trouser suits N COUNT A trouser suit is women s clothing consisting of a pair of trousers and a jacket which are made from the same material. [BRIT] (in AM, use pantsuit, pants suit) …   English dictionary

  • trouser suit — n BrE a woman s suit consisting of a jacket and matching trousers American Equivalent: pant suit …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • trouser suit — trouser ,suit noun count MAINLY BRITISH a PANTSUIT …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • trouser suit — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms trouser suit : singular trouser suit plural trouser suits a pair of trousers with a jacket of the same material and style, worn by women …   English dictionary

  • trouser suit — noun (C) BrE a woman s suit consisting of a jacket and matching trousers; pantsuit AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • trouser suit — trou′ser suit n. brit. clo Brit. pantsuit • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • trouser suit — /ˈtraʊzə sut/ (say trowzuh sooht) noun → slacks suit …   Australian English dictionary

  • trouser suit — Brit. pantsuit. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • trouser suit — noun Brit. a pair of trousers and a matching jacket worn by women …   English new terms dictionary

  • trouser suit — noun chiefly Britain : pantsuit herein …   Useful english dictionary

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