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shell suit

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Definition of shell suit in English:

noun

British
A casual outfit consisting of a loose jacket and trousers with elasticated waist, having a soft lining and a shiny polyester outer shell.
Example sentences
  • That, and the fact that almost everyone in Horden wears a shell suit or football shirt and trainers at all times, persuaded him to try the fitness industry.
  • He is of course pure chav already although the thought of him in trackies or a shell suit is not a pleasing image.
  • But with the advent of softer fabrics and the dreaded shell suit, fashions changed and the tweed producers fell on hard times.

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