Definition of cufflink in English:

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cufflink

Pronunciation: /ˈkəfˌliNGk/

noun

(usually cufflinks)
A device for fastening together the sides of a shirt cuff, often decorative.
Example sentences
  • When choosing your tuxedo shirt, try to select one with French cuffs, which fold up and are fastened with cufflinks.
  • As well, a shirt with cufflinks and a heavily starched collar is often seen as more formal than one without the aforementioned extras.
  • For example, a man in a fine suit would take the extra step and slip on a classy pair of cufflinks to complete his look.

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Syllabification: cuff·link

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