from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A man's suit popular during the early 1940s, characterized by full-legged, tight-cuffed trousers and a long coat with wide lapels and heavily padded, wide shoulders.
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- noun An
outfitfeaturing a suit with broad shoulders, a long coat, and baggy trousersthat taperto a tight fit at the ankles.
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- noun a flashy suit of extreme cut
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Probably from an alteration of suit.]
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Zoot may be a Caló slang pronunciation of suit, thus making the term a tautology and reduplication.
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