Definition of flying jacket in English:

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flying jacket

(North American flight jacket)


A short jacket similar to a bomber jacket, typically of leather and with a warm lining or collar and several pockets.
Example sentences
  • Frozen in time alongside the victims were poignant reminders of young lives cut short: A flying jacket, a toothbrush, a birthday watch.
  • It was a young officer, tall, good looking, with a full set of wings on his tunic and wearing a flying jacket over the top.
  • Hollywood has fallen in love with Belstaff, too: the designs have appeared in more than 30 movies, including The Aviator (Leonardo DiCaprio's flying jackets) and The Interpreter (Nicole Kidman's satchel).

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