Definition of siren suit in English:
A one-piece garment for the whole body which is easily put on or taken off, originally designed for use in air-raid shelters.
- Churchill broadcasted to the nation in his famous ‘siren suit’.
- Until the mid-1960s the siren suits were sewn in blue or red cotton or poplin with flannel lining.
- It became routine for Mum to get us into our siren suits and tuck us up into the bunk in the shelter each night.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan