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slang A businessperson. The phrase refers to the formal attire worn by many businesspeople and is typically used in a mildly derogatory way. Oh boy, what are the suits from the corporate office doing here today? I never thought I'd be a suit and work nine to five in an office, but I actually like my job.

Suit yourself.

Inf. You decide the way you want it.; Have it your way. Mary: I think I want the red one. Tom: Suit yourself. John (reading the menu): The steak sounds good, but it's hard to pass up the fried chicken. Sally: Suit yourself. I'll have the steak.
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suit oneself

Do as one pleases, as in We had expected you, but if you don't want to come, suit yourself. This idiom, which uses suit in the sense of "be agreeable or convenient," is often put as an imperative. [Late 1800s]
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ˌsuit yourˈself

(informal)
1 do exactly what you like: I choose my assignments to suit myself.
2 usually used in orders to tell somebody to do what they want, even though it might annoy you: ‘I don’t want anything to eat, I’m on a diet.’ ‘All right, suit yourself!’
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suit

n. a businessman or businesswoman; someone who is in charge. A couple of suits checked into a working-class hotel and caused some eyebrows to raise.
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I found Uriah Heep among the company, in a suit of black, and in deep humility.
Surely there is in some sort a right in every suit; either a right of equity, if it be a suit of controversy; or a right of desert, if it be a suit of petition.
Had I such a suit, I might at once find out what men in my realms are unfit for their office, and also be able to distinguish the wise from the foolish
At the present moment (August, 1853) there is a suit before the court which was commenced nearly twenty years ago, in which from thirty to forty counsel have been known to appear at one time, in which costs have been incurred to the amount of seventy thousand pounds, which is A FRIENDLY SUIT, and which is
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6402, files a suit against the requesting spouse for the collection of the joint tax liability, or files a claim in a court proceeding in which the requesting spouse is a party or which involves a requesting spouse's property.
Parros' degree had an emphasis in statistic analysis, so he knows just how unlikely it is that a gangly teenager who almost didn't play college hockey could end up in the NHL, and how improbable it is that a Princeton grad who should be wearing a suit to work this morning is instead trading punches on the ice.
a defendant in a suit for damages, knows that C, the plaintiff, has been represented by attorney A throughout the proceeding.
And when his career does end, Parker doesn't plan to don a suit and tie and work in an office building.
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