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adjective as in conventional

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Clad in a blue, striped button-down, a silver watch adorning his left wrist, Huckabee beams on the cover.

She wore a black button-down shirt and black mini-shorts and heels.

At the 1998 Academy Awards, Sharon Stone chose to pair a sleek lavender Vera Wang skirt with a white button-down.

Over Skype, wearing a blue button-down and Apple earbuds, he looks like any other stay-at-home dad in North Scottsdale.

She sports a Saint Laurent by Hedi Slimane leopard button-down, a black blazer, and red leather pants.

He laid a common coat button down on the table, with a piece of cloth adhering.

"We'd better stop to button down the rain-curtains, Captain," advised Jim.

She had tried long series of shorts, and, once, she had held the button down for a solid three minutes.

All I took from Adelaide were a small set of scales capable of determining the weight of a button down to 20 ozs.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to button-down, such as: boring, conformist, conservative, old-fashioned, strait-laced, and stuffy.

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