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(of a garment) having slits to show the lining material or skin beneath.‘she wore slashed jeans’
- ‘From surreal puffball skirts to bulbous tops and slashed skirts, his clothes are not for the timid.’
- ‘Ashlee had finally chosen a dark mini-skirt and a black blouse with flowing, slashed sleeves that exposed her arms.’
- ‘The singer shows us ponchos have a grungy side by teaming this slouchy slashed top with pink cords.’
- ‘In my mind I see her in her black sleeveless jacket over her gray slashed dress, with her characteristic smirk and scars on her arms.’
- ‘He placed his hands on it and looked over it, seeing a foot sticking out from under the tree, and a leg obscured by slashed jeans.’
- ‘Looking tanned after a short holiday in Spain and wearing a denim mini skirt, black slashed top and stilettoes, she said she preferred performing live to being in the studio.’
- ‘A blue slashed plait shirt and tight brown trousers, ending with boots made of hard leather completed the rest of his attire.’
- ‘Rembrandt has a quizzical, jesting expression, as well he may, in view of his wondrous hat and slashed leather jerkin, ornate with glass beads.’
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