- 1a set of clothes made of the same cloth, including a jacket and pants or a skirt a business suit a pinstripe suit a two-/three-piece suit (= of two/three pieces of clothing) see also jumpsuit, leisure suit, pantsuit, sailor suit, sweatsuit, tracksuit
- 2 a set of clothing worn for a particular activity a diving suit a suit of armor see also spacesuit, swimsuit, wetsuit
- 3any of the four sets that form a deck of cards The suits are called hearts, clubs, diamonds, and spades.
- 4= lawsuit to file/bring a suit against someone a divorce suit see also paternity suit
- 5 [usually plural] (informal) a person with an important job as a manager in a company or an organization, especially one thought of as being mainly concerned with financial matters or as having a lot of influence We can leave the detailed negotiations to the suits. He's a “suit,” not a “creative.” Idioms
- 1 (in card games) to play a card of the same suit that has just been played
- 2to act or behave in the way that someone else has just done
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to be a subject that someone knows a lot about I'm afraid geography is not my strong suit.
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not wearing any clothes
in your birthday suit (humorous)jump to other results