Meaning of sleeve
Pronunciation: (slēv), [key]
— n., v., sleeved, sleev•ing.
- the part of a garment that covers the arm, varying in form and length but commonly tubular.
- an envelope, usually of paper, for protecting a phonograph record.
- a tubular piece, as of metal, fitting over a rod or the like.
- to be secretly amused or contemptuous; laugh inwardly: to laugh up one's sleeve at someone's affectations.
- to have a secret plan, scheme, opinion, or the like: I could tell by her sly look that she had something up her sleeve.
- to furnish with sleeves.
- to fit with a sleeve; join or fasten by means of a sleeve.
- sleeve (Thesaurus)