Definition of sailor suit in English:

sailor suit

noun

  • A suit of blue and white material resembling the dress uniform of an ordinary seaman, especially as fashionable dress for young boys during the 19th century.

    • ‘A girl with long red hair, wearing traditional sailor suit school uniform is having to do a math problem in front of class’
    • ‘After the breakdown of the Habsburg Empire, the imperial boys' choir was re-established as the Vienna Boys' Choir, whereby the imperial uniforms were replaced by their now-a-days famous sailor suits.’
    • ‘The children are there, too, poignant in their Norfolk jackets, sailor suits, and dropped-waist dresses.’
    • ‘Gone were the immaculate mothers with their kids in little sailor suits, shoes and hats, all brand new and matching.’
    • ‘Shayla said liking him already and thinking he looked cuddly in his blue and white sailor suit and cap, he looked to be about 10 by his height.’

Pronunciation

sailor suit

/ˈseɪlər sut//ˈsālər so͞ot/