Definition of donkey jacket in English:

donkey jacket

Line breaks: don¦key jacket

noun

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