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pantsuit

or pants suit

[ pant-soot ]
/ ˈpæntˌsut /
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noun
a woman's suit consisting of slacks and a matching jacket.
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Also called slack suit.

Origin of pantsuit

First recorded in 1960–65; pant2 + suit
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British Dictionary definitions for pantsuit

pantsuit
/ (ˈpæntˌsjuːt, -ˌsuːt) /

noun
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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