from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A man's suit for informal wear, consisting of a shirtlike jacket and matching slacks.


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  • That's it! Thank you, R.

    July 12, 2007

  • Quiana knit? That was even more yuckish--in its own shiny way.

    July 12, 2007

  • oh, yuk. but I am thinking of another oh yuk.

    July 12, 2007

  • You mean double-knit polyester?

    July 12, 2007

  • Shirts that accompanied leisure suits were often made of a certain knit fabric that was slightly shiny. It was all the rage, and my father-in-law loved it. And if it was good for him, it was good for everyone! ;-)

    I'm cudgeling my brain, but I cannot recall!

    July 11, 2007

  • Ah, yes. My father had a pastel yellow one.

    July 11, 2007

  • 1970s

    July 11, 2007