double-breasted

[ duhb-uh l-bres-tid ]
/ ˈdʌb əlˈbrɛs tɪd /

adjective

(of a coat, jacket, etc.) overlapping sufficiently in front to allow for two rows of buttons.
(of a suit) having a coat or jacket that so overlaps.

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Origin of double-breasted

First recorded in 1695–1700
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British Dictionary definitions for double-breasted

double-breasted

adjective

(of a garment) having overlapping fronts such as to give a double thickness of cloth
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