Definition of donkey jacket in English:

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donkey jacket

noun

British
A heavy jacket which has a patch of waterproof leather or plastic across the shoulders, worn typically by building workers.
Example sentences
  • He leapt forward and took off his donkey jacket and wrapped it round her shoulders.
  • He has been missing from his address since last Monday, and was last seen wearing a donkey jacket and dark trousers, with a blue or black checked shirt.
  • It tends to consist of three fleeces, a jumper and a donkey jacket - and that's just in the summer.

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