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Mao suit


      n   a simple style of clothing, traditionally made of cotton and commonly worn in Communist China, consisting of loose trousers and a straight jacket with a close-fitting stand-up collar  
     (C20: named after Mao Tse-tung, who popularized the style)  
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1    any set of clothes of the same or similar material designed to be worn together, now usually (for men) a jacket with matching trousers or (for women) a jacket with matching or contrasting skirt or trousers  
2    in combination   any outfit worn for a specific purpose  
a spacesuit     
3    any set of items, such as the full complement of sails of a vessel or parts of personal armour  
4    any of the four sets of 13 cards in a pack of playing cards, being spades, hearts, diamonds, and clubs. The cards in each suit are two to ten, jack, queen, and king in the usual order of ascending value, with ace counting as either the highest or lowest according to the game  
5    a civil proceeding; lawsuit  
6    the act or process of suing in a court of law  
7    a petition or appeal made to a person of superior rank or status or the act of making such a petition  
8    Slang   a business executive or white-collar manager  
9    a man's courting of a woman  
10    follow suit  
a    to play a card of the same suit as the card played immediately before it  
b    to act in the same way as someone else  
11    strong or strongest suit   something that one excels in  
12    to make or be fit or appropriate for  
that dress suits you     
13    to meet the requirements or standards (of)  
14    to be agreeable or acceptable to (someone)  
15    suit oneself   to pursue one's own intentions without reference to others  
     (C13: from Old French sieute set of things, from sivre to follow; compare sue)  
  suitlike      adj  

anti-G suit  
      n      another name for       G-suit  
bathing suit  
1    a garment worn for bathing, esp. an old-fashioned one that covers much of the body  
2       another name for       swimming costume  
birthday suit  
Informal, humorous   a state of total nakedness, as at birth  
boiler suit  
      n     (Brit)   a one-piece work garment consisting of overalls and a shirt top usually worn over ordinary clothes to protect them  
diving suit   , dress  
      n   a waterproof suit used by divers, having a heavy detachable helmet and an air supply  
dress suit  
      n   a man's evening suit, esp. tails  
      n   a close-fitting garment covering the legs and abdomen that is worn by the crew of high-speed aircraft and can be pressurized to prevent blackout during certain manoeuvres,   (Also called)    anti-G suit  
     (C20: from g(ravity) suit)  
jump suit  
      n   a one-piece garment of combined trousers and jacket or shirt  
long suit  
a    the longest suit in a hand of cards  
b    a holding of four or more cards of a suit  
2    Informal   an outstanding advantage, personal quality, or talent  
lounge suit  
      n   the customary suit of matching jacket and trousers worn by men for the normal business day  
major suit  
      n     (Bridge)   hearts or spades  
   Compare       minor suit  
Mao suit  
      n   a simple style of clothing, traditionally made of cotton and commonly worn in Communist China, consisting of loose trousers and a straight jacket with a close-fitting stand-up collar  
     (C20: named after Mao Tse-tung, who popularized the style)  
minor suit  
      n     (Bridge)   diamonds or clubs  
   Compare       major suit  
monkey suit  
      n     (U.S.)  
slang   a man's evening dress  
paternity suit  
      n     (Law)      the U.S. (and in Britain a nontechnical) term for       affiliation proceedings  
pressure suit  
      n   an inflatable suit worn by a person flying at high altitudes or in space, to provide protection from low pressure  
safari suit  
      n   an outfit made of tough cotton, denim, etc., consisting of a bush jacket with matching trousers, shorts, or skirt  
sailor suit  
      n   a child's suit, usually navy and white, with a collar that is squared off at the back like a sailor's  
shell suit  
      n   a lightweight tracksuit consisting of an inner cotton layer covered by a waterproof nylon layer  
slack suit  
      n     (U.S)   casual male dress consisting of slacks and a matching shirt or jacket  
sweat suit  
      n   a suit worn by athletes for training comprising knitted cotton trousers fitting closely at the ankle and a light cotton sweater  
trouser suit  
      n     (Chiefly Brit)   a woman's suit of a jacket or top and trousers,   (Also called (esp. U.S. and Canadian))    pant suit  
wet suit  
      n   a close-fitting rubber suit used by skin divers, yachtsmen, etc., to retain body heat when they are immersed in water or sailing in cold weather  
zoot suit  
Slang   a man's suit consisting of baggy trousers with very tapered bottoms and a long jacket with wide padded shoulders, popular esp. in the U.S. in the 1940s  
     (C20: of uncertain origin; perhaps an arbitrary rhyme on suit)  
  zoot-suiter      n  

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1    agree, agree with, answer, be acceptable to, become, befit, be seemly, conform to, correspond, do, go with, gratify, harmonize, match, please, satisfy, tally  
2    accommodate, adapt, adjust, customize, fashion, fit, modify, proportion, tailor  
3    addresses, appeal, attentions, courtship, entreaty, invocation, petition, prayer, request  
4      (Law)   action, case, cause, industrial tribunal, lawsuit, proceeding, prosecution, trial  
5    clothing, costume, dress, ensemble, habit, outfit  
6    follow suit      accord with, copy, emulate, run with the herd, take one's cue from  

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