sleeve

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sleeve /ˈsliːv/ noun
plural sleeves
sleeve
/ˈsliːv/
noun
plural sleeves
Learner's definition of SLEEVE
[count]
: the part of a shirt, jacket, etc., that covers all or part of your arm see color picture on this page; see also shirtsleeve
: a part that fits over or around something to protect it or to hold its parts together

an ace up your sleeve

see 1ace

have/keep (something) up your sleeve

informal
: to have/keep a secret method, trick, etc., that you can use when it is needed

laugh up your sleeve

see 1laugh

on your sleeve

informal
: in a way that can be clearly seen

roll up your sleeves

see 1roll

— sleeved

/ˈsliːvd/ adjective

— sleeveless

/ˈsliːvləs/ adjective
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