(the) suits


(the) suits
   men in professional or managerial jobs
   A derogatory term used by those over whom they think they can exercise authority and who may be less formally attired:
    They put an end to working-class fantasies about the gentleness of professional life. It was the suits you had to fear. (Winton, 1994)

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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