• part of a shirt which covers the arm; protective cover or case (as for a book or record); cylinder, tubular piece (machinery); flexible tunnel that takes passengers directly from the terminal to the airplane and vice-versa
• the sleeves of a garment are the parts that cover your arms.
• a record sleeve is the stiff envelope in which a gramophone record is kept.
• if you have something up your sleeve, you have an idea or plan which you have not told anyone about; an informal expression.
hang on a person's sleeve
• follow someone around, be dependent on someone
has something up his sleeve
• plotting something, has something in reserve
has up his sleeve
• plotting, planning
have a card up one's sleeve
• have a plan or idea in reserve, have a strategy ready
have an ace up one's sleeve
• be in a superior position, have the advantage
have something up one's sleeve
• plot something, have something in reserve
laugh in one's sleeve
• conceal one's laughter, giggle under one's breath
laugh up one's sleeve
• giggle in secret, laugh secretly, laugh so no one else will see
• part of a garment which covers the arm extending from shoulder to wrist
• sleeve in one piece from collar to cuff, sleeve that continues in one piece to the collar so there are no shoulder seams
• part of a garment which covers the arm extending from shoulder to above the elbow ...