three-piece suit

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three-piece suit (plural three-piece suits)

  1. A suit consisting of matching jacket, trousers, and waistcoat.
    • 2014, Joseph E. Stevens, Hoover Dam: An American Adventure:
      Then, immaculately dressed in three-piece suit, starched collar, and wingtips, Wilbur was obliged to drive a spike of Nevada silver into a railroad tie, a tricky and potentially embarrassing ceremonoial duty, especially with a phalanx of eager photographers poised to record every misswing.


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