Definition of Eton jacket in English:

Eton jacket

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Pronunciation: /ˈiːt(ə)n


  • A short jacket reaching only to the waist, typically black and having a point at the back, formerly worn by pupils of Eton College.
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    • You had to wear something much worse - the Eton jacket, vulgarly known as the ‘bum freezer’, which was essentially a tail suit without the tails.
    • The uniform consisted of a short skirt with leather leggings and Eton jacket.

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