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Definition of Sleeve


  1. A double tube of copper, in section like the figure 8, into which the ends of bare wires are pushed so that when the tube is twisted an electrical connection is made. The joint thus made is called a McIntire joint.
  2. See Sleave, untwisted thread.
  3. The part of a garment which covers the arm; as, the sleeve of a coat or a gown.
  4. A narrow channel of water.
  5. A tubular part made to cover, sustain, or steady another part, or to form a connection between two parts.
  6. A long bushing or thimble, as in the nave of a wheel.
  7. A short piece of pipe used for covering a joint, or forming a joint between the ends of two other pipes.
  8. To furnish with sleeves; to put sleeves into; as, to sleeve a coat.

Sleeve Quotations

A fit body gives you confidence. And there's nothing more impressive than a great attitude, which you can wear on your sleeve. But you'll have to remember the difference between being rude and being confident.
Virat Kohli

Most of the time my own family feels like I don't need anything, I'm tough as nails and I don't have any feelings about anything. They really think that I'm this super tough person. I have a tough exterior, but I get upset. I have feelings and all those things. I wear my heart on my sleeve.
NeNe Leakes

I tend to wear my emotions on my sleeve. I've had my share of mood swings, believe me. But it's a powerful thing when you realize that you have dominion over your behavior and your passions.
Matt Dillon

Be spectacularly great at what you do. Wear your passion on your sleeve and hold your heart in the palm of your hand. And work hard. Really hard.
Robin S. Sharma

I'd like to think the best of me was still hiding up in my sleeve.
John Mayer
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Sleeve Translations

sleeve in Dutch is mouw
sleeve in Finnish is hiha
sleeve in French is douille, bague, manche
sleeve in Italian is manica
sleeve in Portuguese is manga, luva
sleeve in Spanish is manga
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