Definition of puff sleeve in English:

puff sleeve

Syllabification: puff sleeve


  • A short sleeve gathered at the top and cuff and full in the middle.
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    • The first slide was a simple off-the-shoulder dress with a single puff sleeve.
    • For spring/summer 2001 she offers ‘Domestic Science’ a ‘charming collection featuring tailored swimwear inspired by the 1920s, puff sleeve blouses with candy striped bow ties and granny sweaters.’
    • Everything that the Victorians could not live without being revived - frills and ruffles, puff sleeves, draping, flounces and empire waist silhouettes give a much-needed boost to the femininity in every woman.

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