One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘I wanted an ostentatiously tweed jacket that would demonstrate by its utter tweediness that it was better (ie, more expensive) than any other - and maybe suggest by its elegance that I'd ascended out of my class into a better one.’
- ‘That's really nice looking, but a little tweediness would have been nice, unless its leather, then forget everything I said.’
- ‘No actor has ever taken an on-screen beating better, and no one's ever shifted as effortlessly between tweediness and scruffiness.’
- ‘I didn't realize that yarn had that tweediness to it… I love it even more now.’
- ‘I wanted as much of the tweediness as I could manage, and a fairly homogeneous color, so I plied two bobbins of two-ply yarn and then plied the results together.’
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