- of or like tweed
- Informal characterized by the wearing of tweeds
Origin of tweedybecause associated, association with the wearing of tweedsInformal, Chiefly Brit.
- of or like the rural gentry
- of or like an academic or scholar
- Made of tweed.
- Wearing tweeds.
- Informal Suggestive of casual, informal taste, habits, and lifestyle: “He's rumpled and tweedy &ellipsis; if he were preparing to drink a martini, he might casually stir it with his finger” (Phil McCombs).