Definition of batwing in English:


Syllabification: bat·wing
Pronunciation: /ˈbatwiNG


1(Of a sleeve) having a deep armhole and a tight cuff.
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  • The latter will be bound and faced with approximately 3 centimetre contrast bands on armholes and hemlines and will stand alongside 1980's influenced extravagant open split dolman / batwing sleeve dresses.
  • She wears a thick flowery hairband, several clashing necklaces and a quite revolting hairy purple cardigan with batwing sleeves.
  • The batwing sleeves and big hair are decidedly frumpy, and there are too many far-fetched storylines about murdered bodyguards and unfeeling in-laws.
1.1(Of a garment) having sleeves with deep armholes and tight cuffs.
More example sentences
  • But ponchos and capes are back in vogue too as well as oversize batwing or kimono jumpers, and they should give us all a bit of a break from the trim, belted look.
  • The batwing shirt is popular for its easy style and flattering fit.
  • Our batwing shirt is ruched at the shoulders bust and sides.

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