Buster Brown suit

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Etymology[edit]

Named after the comic strip character Buster Brown, created in 1902 by Richard Felton Outcault.

Noun[edit]

Buster Brown suit (plural Buster Brown suits)

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  1. A belted, double-breasted tunic or jacket worn with a large round collar, floppy bow, and shorts or knickerbockers, popular for young boys in the United States in the early 20th century.
    • 1975, Steven Spielberg, Jaws (film)
      Now, I want those little paint-happy bastards caught and hung up by their Buster Browns.