Definition of Harrington in English:

Share this entry

Harrington

Pronunciation: /ˈharɪŋt(ə)n/

noun

A man’s short lightweight jacket with a collar and a zipped front.
Example sentences
  • A classic Harrington jacket exactly as you remember it. This Warrior Harrington is cut to a slim pattern like the originals of the 60s and 70s.
  • The Harrington is the classic short, zip fronted jacket for men. Our version features a flattering slimline cut, concealed zip fastening and concealed side pockets.

Origin

From the name of Rodney Harrington, a character in the 1960s TV serial Peyton Place, who was associated with the garment.

Words that rhyme with Harrington

Carrington

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Har¦rin|gton

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.