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flight jacket Syllabification: flight jack·et
(British flying jacket)

Definition of flight jacket in English:


A short jacket, typically leather, tightly gathered at the waist and cuffs by elasticated bands and having a zip front.
Example sentences
  • The seating is arranged one-behind-the-other which makes me think that perhaps a leather flight jacket and aviator shades may have been more appropriate attire than jeans and T-shirt.
  • He opened her closet, collected his flight jacket, and strolled back to his car.
  • For those who love roaring around on motorbikes, the most popular items these days are leather flight jackets and motorcycle jackets, to say nothing of the full-zip, reversible jackets.

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