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Synonyms for cuff

Synonyms for cuff

to hit with a quick, sharp blow of the hand

a quick, sharp blow, especially with the hand

Synonyms for cuff

the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg

shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist

hit with the hand

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confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs

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The French Cuff Bottle Openers are available from Hammacher Schlemmer for $49.
Double cuffs and French cuffs are the main styles to look out for and will remain in fashion for a few years to come.
diocese and a good friend of Place, said Place's penchant for pairing his Roman collar with French cuffs assured him of winning GQ magazine's award for "best-dressed cleric.
Grooming is important, too - a dark, expensive suit, a white shirt with French cuffs, a Hermes-type tie, manicured fingernails and good posture.
The design sensibility he developed during these early years - for menswear stripes, collar shapes, pearl buttons and French cuffs - has stayed with him throughout his career in licensed product, even as he left the business of formal English menswear to create casual sportswear in the United States and around the globe.
He daringly steam irons the French cuffs on a formal shirt while it's on his body, just before he goes down in tails to the Al Smith dinner at the Waldorf.
Button cuffs are the more casual look while French cuffs, worn with cuff links, are a formal option for suits.
Now, says Caire, Masry is a fashion statement in Italian suits by Ravazzalo worn with handmade shirts with monogrammed French cuffs.
I yearn for that church where leaders were among their people rather than a clerical caste with Roman collars, French cuffs and Prussian flexibility.
For example, high-powered male executives are far more likely to wear French cuffs than sub-$100K managers.
The fun, contemporary images will be artfully shown on the facings of the shirts underneath the French cuffs, under the collar and up the middle lining on many.
He doesn't go to bed now until 9:30, he loosens the tie on his pajamas and never buys pajamas with French cuffs anymore.