Meaning of SLEEVE in English

SLEEVE

■ noun

1》 the part of a garment that wholly or partly covers a person's arm.

2》 a protective paper or cardboard cover for a record.

↘a protective or connecting tube fitting over a rod, spindle, or smaller tube.

3》 a windsock.

↘a drogue towed by an aircraft.

Phrases

up one's ~ kept secret and in reserve for use when needed.

Derivatives

~d adjective

~less adjective

Origin

OE slēfe , slīef(e) , slȳf .

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