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double denim Syllabification: dou·ble den·im

Definition of double denim in English:

noun

informal
A style of dress in which a denim jacket or shirt is worn with a pair of jeans or a denim skirt, often regarded as a breach of fashion etiquette: wearing a suit and no socks is a cardinal sin—it’s even worse than double denim
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  • He's wearing double denim and has his polo collar up.
  • I've been trying to get around this by wearing more denim, but I'm terrified of the double-denim look.
  • I mean, this will be the only time I can wear double denim and get away with it.

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