nouninformal, chiefly US
An important or wealthy man regarded as lacking substance, personality, or ability: they’re a bunch of Ivy League empty suits
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- Hidden beneath enormous pinstripes, he seemed like the sartorial embodiment of a political hack - literally, an empty suit.
- I wasn't born into the corporation like some of the empty suits.
- Maybe the empty suits mismanaging the Corporation will even be fired.
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