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sleeve

sleeve

 
pronunciation:
sliv
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
laugh in one's sleeve, laugh up one's sleeve, up one's sleeve
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the part of a shirt, dress, or the like that covers the arm partly or completely.
definition 2: a fitted covering, as for a phonograph record or a machine part.
phrase: laugh in one's sleeve
phrase: laugh up one's sleeve
phrase: up one's sleeve
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: sleeved, sleeves, sleeving
definition: to provide a sleeve or sleeves for.
derivations: sleeveless (adj.), sleevelike (adj.)
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  • sleeveless:
    without sleeves.
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