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jacket British & World English

An outer garment extending either to the waist or the hips, typically having sleeves and a fastening down the front

jacket English Thesaurus

a jacket for your hot-water tank will save at least £15 a year

mackinaw British & World English

A short coat or jacket made of a thick woollen cloth, typically with a plaid design

jacket in mackinaw British & World English

A short coat or jacket made of a thick woollen cloth, typically with a plaid design

bush jacket British & World English

Another term for safari jacket.

dust jacket British & World English

A removable paper cover, generally with a decorative design, used to protect a book from dirt or damage

Eton jacket British & World English

A short jacket reaching only to the waist, typically black and having a point at the back, formerly worn by pupils of Eton College

flak jacket British & World English

A sleeveless jacket made of heavy fabric reinforced with metal, worn as protection against bullets and shrapnel

life jacket British & World English

A sleeveless buoyant or inflatable jacket for keeping a person afloat in water

mess jacket British & World English

A short jacket worn by a military officer on formal occasions in the mess

pea jacket British & World English

A short double-breasted overcoat of coarse woollen cloth, formerly worn by sailors

Red Jacket British & World English

(C.1758–1830), Native American Seneca leader; Indian name Sagoyewatha. A gifted orator, he advised his people at council fires and defended them at treaty sessions and before government agencies. He received a symbolic medal from President Washington in 1792

pea jacket New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

short double-breasted overcoat

battle jacket British & World English

A style of waist-length jacket worn by army personnel

bomber jacket British & World English

A short jacket tightly gathered at the waist and cuffs by elasticated bands and typically having a zip front

combat jacket British & World English

A jacket of a type worn by soldiers in combat, typically having a camouflage pattern

dinner jacket British & World English

A man’s jacket without tails, typically black, worn with a bow tie for formal occasions in the evening

donkey jacket British & World English

A heavy jacket which has a patch of waterproof leather or plastic across the shoulders, worn typically by building workers

flying jacket British & World English

A short jacket similar to a bomber jacket, typically of leather and with a warm lining or collar and several pockets

jacket potato British & World English

A baked potato served with the skin on

monkey jacket British & World English

A short, close-fitting jacket worn by sailors or waiters or by officers in their mess

pilot jacket British & World English

Another term for pea jacket.

reefer jacket British & World English

A thick close-fitting double-breasted jacket

safari jacket British & World English

A belted lightweight jacket, typically of beige or khaki cotton or linen and having four patch pockets

shell jacket British & World English

An army officer’s tight-fitting undress jacket reaching to the waist

sports jacket British & World English

A man’s jacket resembling a suit jacket, for informal wear

steam jacket British & World English

A steam-filled casing that is fitted around a cylinder in order to heat its contents

water jacket British & World English

A casing containing water placed around something to protect it from extremes of temperature

waxed jacket British & World English

An outdoor jacket made of a fabric that has been impregnated with wax to make it waterproof

yellow jacket British & World English

A wasp or hornet

aviator jacket British & World English

Another term for flying jacket.

hacking jacket British & World English

A riding jacket with slits at the side or back

mandarin jacket British & World English

A straight jacket with a mandarin collar, typically of embroidered silk

Norfolk jacket British & World English

A loose belted jacket with box pleats, typically made of tweed

shooting jacket British & World English

Another term for safari jacket.

smoking jacket British & World English

A man’s comfortable jacket, typically made of velvet, formerly worn while smoking after dinner

duvet jacket in duvet British & World English

A thick down-filled jacket worn by mountaineers

Puffa British & World English

A type of thick padded jacket

Puffa jacket in Puffa British & World English

A type of thick padded jacket

sport jacket in sports jacket British & World English

A man’s jacket resembling a suit jacket, for informal wear

bolero jacket in bolero British & World English

A woman’s short open jacket

flight jacket in flying jacket British & World English

A short jacket similar to a bomber jacket, typically of leather and with a warm lining or collar and several pockets

straitjacket British & World English

A strong garment with long sleeves which can be tied together to confine the arms of a violent prisoner or mental patient

Barbour British & World English

A type of green waxed outdoor jacket

Barbour jacket in Barbour British & World English

A type of green waxed outdoor jacket


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