Definition of cap sleeve in English:

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cap sleeve

Pronunciation: /ˈkap ˌslēv/

noun

A sleeve extending only a short distance from the shoulder and tapering to nothing under the arm.
Example sentences
  • Wear it as a scooped cap sleeve or as a high/wide neck cap sleeve.
  • ‘A sleeve really gets in the way of the windmill movement, with a cap sleeve there's a lot more freedom to move,’ he concluded.
  • Yet here she was, in lemon chiffon, one cap sleeve hanging askew off a farmers-tanned arm and her dyed pumps in hand.

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Syllabification: cap sleeve

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