jacket

noun
ADJECTIVE
fitted, tailored
baggy, loose
heavy, thick
light, lightweight, thin
double-breasted, single-breasted
belted, zip-up
padded (esp. BrE), quilted
bolero
waterproof, waxed (BrE)
check, checked, striped
corduroy, cotton, denim, fleece, jean (AmE), leather, linen, sheepskin (esp. BrE), suede, tweed, wool
bulletproof
camouflage
pyjama (BrE) (pajama top in AmE), suit, uniform
dinner (esp. BrE), tuxedo (AmE)
smoking, sport (AmE), sports

He wore an old sports jacket.

shooting, ski
flight (AmE), flying (BrE)
bomber
biker, motorcycle (esp. AmE)
donkey (BrE), pea (AmE)
combat, flak (both BrE)
life
VERB + JACKET
get, grab (esp. AmE)
pull on, shrug into, shrug on, slip on, throw on

She shrugged into her jacket.

pull off, remove, shrug off, shrug out of, slip off
button, button up, do up, zip up
unbutton, undo, unzip
hang up
drape, sling

A light cotton jacket was draped over her shoulders.

JACKET + VERB
hang

His jacket hung over the back of his chair.

JACKET + NOUN
pocket, sleeve

He pulled his passport from his inside jacket pocket.

PHRASES
a jacket and tie

Men should wear a jacket and tie for dinner.


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