sack suit


noun

a man's suit that has a loose-fitting jacket.

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Origin of sack suit

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95

Words nearby sack suit

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Example sentences from the Web for sack suit

  • To this officer a sack-suit or business-suit is a lounge-suit.

    The American Language|Henry L. Mencken
  • Pratt came in quite briskly, a heavy-faced, white-bearded man, wearing a sack-suit and an old-fashioned turn-down collar.