Definition of shell suit in English:

shell suit

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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.
    More 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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