Entry from US English dictionary
(Of fabric) knit of two joined layers for extra thickness: a green double-knit suit
More example sentences
- After 1975, as American turned against disco, it also discarded its double-knit polyester leisure suits.
- He was dressed like many typical computer geeks - the short-sleeved man-blouse, the pocket protector, the brown double-knit stretch polyester trousers, the black thick-soled sensible shoes.
- Gone are double-knit knickers and nylon windbreakers favored by racers a generation ago.
Mid 19th century: double with reference to the “doubling” of the yarn to four-ply.
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