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single-breasted

[ sing-guhl-bres-tid ]
/ ˈsɪŋ gəlˈbrɛs tɪd /
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adjective

(of a coat, jacket, etc.) having a front closure directly in the center with only a narrow overlap secured by a single button or row of buttons.
(of a suit) having a jacket or coat of this type.

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Origin of single-breasted

First recorded in 1790–1800
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British Dictionary definitions for single-breasted

single-breasted

adjective

(of a garment) having the fronts overlapping only slightly and with one row of fastenings
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