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set-in sleeve

set-in sleeve
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [set-in sleev]
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [set-in sleev]

Definitions of set-in sleeve words

  • noun set-in sleeve a sleeve joined to the body of a garment at the shoulder and having a seam at that juncture. 1
  • noun set-in sleeve a sleeve sewn into a shoulder seam or armhole as opposed to a neck seam 0

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Origin of set-in sleeve

First appearance:

before 1965
One of the 2% newest English words
First recorded in 1965-70

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Parts of speech for Set-in sleeve

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

set-in sleeve popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 68% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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