or pants suit
- a woman's suit consisting of slacks and a matching jacket.
Origin of pantsuit
Also called slack suit.
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Examples from the Web for pantsuit
He even dabbled in a pantsuit or two for his dear friend Hillary Clinton.How Oscar de la Renta Created First Lady Fashion
October 21, 2014
Kerry is determined to prove that this job requires man pants and not a pantsuit.John Kerry's Doomed Quest for Redemption
July 22, 2013
I saw a girl in a fluttery dress at an ice-cream stand, hugging a woman in a pantsuit—her mom.Handcuffs, Ropes, and an Open Window: How I Escaped an Unthinkable Childhood
January 29, 2012
Its silhouette is de la Falaise to a T: though her style was feminine, she knew how to wear a pantsuit and rarely wore skirts.Remembering YSL's Muse
November 7, 2011
The pantsuit is a generational benchmark, not just for Hillary, but for all professional women.Are Power Pantsuits the Solution?
April 14, 2010
- US and Canadian a woman's suit of a jacket or top and trousersAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): trouser suit
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Word Origin and History for pantsuit
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