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English definition of “button-down”

button-down

adjective
 
 
(also buttoned-down)
having a traditional or formal style: He took a button-down job as an options trader on the floor of the stock exchange. How well will his laid-back attitude fit with the more button-down style of a large corporation, where coats and ties are the rule?
(Definition of button-down from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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