double-breasted love



from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Fastened by lapping one edge of the front of a garment well over the other and usually having a double row of buttons with a row of buttonholes. Used especially of a coat or jacket.
  • adjective Having a double-breasted coat.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Made alike on both sides of the breast, as a coat or waistcoat having two rows of buttons and buttonholes, so that it may be buttoned on either side.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Folding or lapping over on the breast, with a row of buttons and buttonholes on each side.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of a jacket or coat Closing with a double row of buttons that form a wide overlap.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of clothing) fastened by lapping one edge of the front well over the other usually with a double row of buttons


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