Definition of leg-of-mutton sleeve in English:

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leg-of-mutton sleeve

Pronunciation: /ˌleɡəvˌmətn ˈslēv/


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A sleeve that is full and loose on the upper arm but close-fitting on the forearm and wrist.
Example sentences
  • With its kangaroos and kookaburras, and leg-of-mutton sleeves and button boots, this is a timeless story about the warmth of family.
  • I want my leg-of-mutton sleeves, and in addition to those I want my cutie chamois booties with the leopard-skin bows.
  • And then I saw another sleeve that was a big leg-of-mutton sleeve that the maids used to sew into the garments for eveningwear.

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Syllabification: leg-of-mut·ton sleeve

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