Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having sleeves: especially noting a garment.

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

  • adjective Having sleeves; furnished with sleeves; -- often in composition.

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

  • adjective manufacturing, construction Having sleeves.

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

  • adjective made with sleeves or sleeves especially as specified; often used in combination

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The women, dressed in short-sleeved shirts and jeans, appeared healthy as they prepared to leave North Korea.

    Freed Journalists Home In US After NKorea Pardon (SLIDESHOW)

  • Young girls in blue blouses and young boys in short-sleeved shirts snapped into order.

    Christian Beckwith: Greening the Barrio, Part 7

  • Lights are kept on round the clock, clothing is inadequate, and on cold days detainees are kept outside for an allowed daily hour in short-sleeved uniforms with no warm protective clothing like blankets, sweat shirts or jackets.

    The Militarization and Annexation of North America

  • Lights are kept on round the clock, clothing is inadequate, and on cold days detainees are kept outside for an allowed daily hour in short-sleeved uniforms with no warm protective clothing like blankets, sweat shirts or jackets.

    The Militarization and Annexation of North America

  • Amidst the cans of beer and bottles of alcopops making the rounds that morning, I couldn't help but marvel at the number of young NZ men who were dressed in short sleeved shirts, shorts and flip-flops that's bathroom slippers to you in near sub-zero temperatures........talk about the magic passion of sport

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • Amidst the cans of beer and bottles of alcopops making the rounds that morning, I couldn't help but marvel at the number of young NZ men who were dressed in short sleeved shirts, shorts and flip-flops that's bathroom slippers to you in near sub-zero temperatures........talk about the magic passion of sport

    Dodgy,other English turns of phrase & the transformational power of sport

  • A smart, talented, beautiful woman, a competitive body builder, no less, in a world dominated by guys in short-sleeved shirts with pocket protectors.

    CNN Transcript Jul 25, 2005

  • They look anachronistic, like the Amish: the men in short-sleeved shirts with no ties, the women and girls with long, uncut hair down their backs, headscarves tied at the back of their necks.

    ‘We were strange, we were shunned, but there’s little I would change’

  • Two of them came to court on a chilly winter morning Monday wearing thin short-sleeved shirts, and had been refused warmer prison clothing, because they had insisted earlier on being allowed to wear their own clothing, Anderson said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Three hundred pounds of hard fat in short-sleeved orange overalls.

    RL’s Dream

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