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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SAILOR SUIT

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Sailor suit is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SAILOR SUIT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

sailor suit

Sailor suit

A sailor suit is a uniform traditionally worn by enlisted seamen in the navy, and other government funded sea services. It later developed into a popular clothing style for children.

Definition of sailor suit in the English dictionary

The definition of sailor suit in the dictionary is a child's suit, usually navy and white, with a collar that is squared off at the back like a sailor's.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SAILOR SUIT

sailfish
sailing
sailing boat
sailing date
sailing dinghy
sailing orders
sailing ship
sailless
sailor
sailor hat
sailor´s choice
sailor´s-choice
sailoring
sailorless
sailorlike
sailorly
sailplane
sailplaner
sailplaning
sailroom

WORDS THAT END LIKE SAILOR SUIT

bathing suit
birthday suit
business suit
diving suit
dress suit
follow suit
jogging suit
jump suit
leisure suit
long suit
lounge suit
major suit
strong suit
suit
sweat suit
swimming suit
three-piece suit
trouser suit
union suit
wet suit
zoot suit

Synonyms and antonyms of sailor suit in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «sailor suit» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SAILOR SUIT

Find out the translation of sailor suit to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sailor suit from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sailor suit» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

水手服
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

traje de marinero
570 millions of speakers

English

sailor suit
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नाविक सूट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بحار دعوى
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

матроска
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

terno de marinheiro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নাবিক মামলা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

costume de marin
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Saman pelaut
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Matrosenanzug
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

セーラー服
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

선원 정장
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pelaut suit
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thủy thủ phù hợp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மாலுமி வழக்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नाविक खटला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Denizci kıyafeti
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vestito da marinaio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kostium marynarz
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

матроска
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

costum de marinar
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ναύτης στολή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

matrozenpak
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sjömanskostym
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

matrosdressen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sailor suit

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SAILOR SUIT»

The term «sailor suit» is quite widely used and occupies the 54.552 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SAILOR SUIT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sailor suit

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SAILOR SUIT»

Discover the use of sailor suit in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sailor suit and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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When I Wore My Sailor Suit
A young child spends the day imagining himself to be a sailor on a grand adventure.
Uri Shulevitz, 2009
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1897 Sears Roebuck & Co. Catalogue
BOYS' $1.25 SAILOR SUIT. Nothing finer within 60 per cent of the price. You will find no such goods in an ordinary retail store, and if you are interested in buying goods direct from the manufacturer at the lowest' wholesale prices, surely tiiese ...
Skyhorse Publishing, 2007
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The Boys' Outfitter
St “fancy” outfits—a sailor suit or Highland dress. I art Royal and Stewart Hunting are not the same. In have mentioned the former, with some detail, in one of my Stewart, which as Alan Breck was fond of saying, is a earlier letters. Both these ...
‎1920
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Uniforms: Why We Are What We Wear
The sailor suit was popular well outside Britain. In fact, one could find boys wearing it all over Europe. The ten-year-old Tadzio, object of Aschenbach's obsession in Thomas Mann's Death in Venice, despite being Polish, was correctly dressed ...
Paul Fussell, 2003
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Frontiers and Sanctuaries: A Woman's Life in Holland and Canada
Now there was one piece of clothing I loved most of all, and that was a sailor suit. Of course Joost had a sailor suit – all boys of that age wore them – but the girls, some of the girls anyway, had them too. Instead of short pants they had pleated ...
Marianne Brandis, 2006
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Making, Selling and Wearing Boys' Clothes in Late-Victorian ...
By the 1890s the braided suit was almost absent from all sources, being replaced by the sailor suit in manufacturers' and advertisers' documents. Again, tailors' and dressmakers' documents showed less domination by any one style.
Clare Rose, 2010
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The Delineator
Suit 3040 Embroidery design 10656 Suit 3037 3040 — Everybody loves a sailor and your youngest son will think it great fun to look like one in this smart sailor suit. Made on regulation navy lines it is very becoming. The blouse can slip over  ...
R. S. O'Loughlin, H. F. Montgomery, Charles Dwyer, 1921
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Federico Garcia Lorca and the Culture of Male Homosexuality
Federico's sailor's suit appears in “Childhood and Death.” For Martínez Nadal perhaps it is “that first sailor's suit in which he was photographed at the school in Fuente Vaqueros, a photograph which today recalls certain defenseless characters ...
Ángel Sahuquillo, 2007
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The Trouble with Men: Masculinities in European and ...
In an interview in Dance magazine promoting That's Entertainment, Part // (1976), as Kelly looked back on his career, he reiterated the problematic ground of his dancing when he explained the purpose of his signature costume, the sailor suit  ...
Phil Powrie, Ann Davies, Bruce Babington, 2004
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FashionEast: The Spectre that Haunted Socialism
However, she wears a simple skirt and a white blouse with a dark blue silk scarf tied in a bow below her collar, in the manner of a little boy's sailor suit. That sartorial quotation, belonging to the prerevolutionary dress codes of boys from the ...
Djurdja Bartlett, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SAILOR SUIT»

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In 2016, the Japanese classic satire movie Sailor Suit and Machine Gun will see a revival starring Japanese idol Kanna Hashimoto as the machine gun-toting ... «Anime News Network, Jun 15»
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They're tougher and sassier, but still as cute as ever… Battle Armor …
We all know that Sailor Moon and her pals fight evil and monsters with their super powers and funky gadgets, but most importantly, in tiny flimsy sailor suit ... «RocketNews24, Apr 15»
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How Breton tops and nautical style sailed into our wardrobes
In 1846 she dressed her four-year-old son, Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, in a sailor suit to wear aboard the Royal Yacht. Her diary entry reads, "Bertie put on ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Mar 15»
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New batch of socks with collars adds sailor suit style for your feet …
A few months ago, we took a look at a collection of truly unique socks that took their styling cues from shirts by providing cute and quirky collars for your ankles. «RocketNews24, Jan 15»
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Anime Review: "Sailor Moon: Season 1"
Instead of a cape and tights, Usagi sports a mini-skirted schoolgirl's uniform (which resembles a sailor suit), gloves, a tiara, a magic wand and high-heeled boots ... «Indie Wire, Dec 14»
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Sailor Suit Old Man's mobile game just as cute and fun as the man …
After learning about the famous Sailor Suit Old Man, the first thing any normal person would want to do is find him so they can hang out and be kawaii together. «RocketNews24, Dec 14»
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Time to get wet: Underwater photos of girls in sailor suits and …
Underwater photography can produce some pretty spectacular images of everything from exotic fish to magnificent submerged landscapes. It can also give us a ... «ROCKETNEWS24, Sep 14»
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Sailor Moon Crystal is a breath of fresh air
If you grew up in the 90s, chances are you probably watched the anime series known as Sailor Moon. Recently, the familiar girl in the sailor suit uniform was ... «Eastern Echo, Sep 14»
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Sailor Moon Crystal: "Makoto ‑ Sailor Jupiter" Review
To wit, she takes initiative to save her new friend Makoto from danger this week without a tear shed or any prompting from Luna to transform into her sailor suit. «IGN, Sep 14»
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Sailor Moon: Crystal: "Act 1 - Usagi, Sailor Moon" Review
Over twenty years after its original release in Japan, Sailor Moon still captures the ... a transformation sequence where Usagi changes into a magical sailor suit, ... «IGN, Jul 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sailor suit [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sailor-suit>. Oct 2023 ».
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