Definition of Prince of Wales check in English:

Prince of Wales check

noun

  • [usually as modifier] A large check pattern.

    ‘a Prince of Wales check suit’
    • ‘In 1960 he turned up in a Prince of Wales check suit, a grey top hat, a shimmering lilac waistcoat and carrying a gold-handled ebony stick.’
    • ‘Another princely portrait shows the future King standing stiffly to attention in a Prince of Wales check suit with a large column of stone backing him up.’
    • ‘But under all the sensational styling, there were plenty of wearable, work-a-day clothes like wide Prince of Wales check trousers with deep turn-ups or slim-fitting jackets.’