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{adj: black} being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness; having little or no hue owing to absorption of almost all incident light
"black leather jackets"
"as black as coal"
"rich black soil"
<-> white



{adj: double-breasted} (of clothing) fastened by lapping one edge of the front well over the other usually with a double row of buttons
"double-breasted jacket"
"double-breasted suit"
<-> single-breasted

{adj: hiplength, hip-length} extending to or just over the hips
"a hiplength jacket"

{adj: inside} relating to or being on the side closer to the center or within a defined space
"he reached into his inside jacket pocket"
"inside out"
"an inside pitch is between home plate and the batter"
<-> outside

{adj: lined} having a lining or liner or a liner; often used in combination
"a lined skirt"
"a silk-lined jacket"
<-> unlined

{adj: off-the-rack, off-the-shelf, off-the-peg, ready-to-wear} (especially of clothing) made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock
"a ready-made jacket"
"ready-to-wear clothes"

{adj: reversible, two-sided} capable of being reversed or used with either side out
"a reversible jacket"
<-> nonreversible

{adj: semiformal, semi-formal, black-tie} moderately formal; requiring a dinner jacket
"he wore semiformal attire"
"a black-tie dinner"

{adj: single-breasted} (of clothing) closing with a narrow overlap and fastened with a single row of buttons
"a single-breasted jacket"
<-> double-breasted

{adj: three-piece} (of clothing) made in or consisting of three parts or pieces
"the standard three-piece business suit; jacket and trousers and vest"
<-> one-piece, two-piece

{adj: unbelted, beltless} lacking a belt
"unbelted jackets are in this season"
<-> belted

{adj: unlined} not having a lining or liner
"a thin unlined jacket"
<-> lined

{adj: weightless} having little or no weight or apparent gravitational pull; light
"floating freely in a weightless condition"
"a baby bat...fluffy and weightless as a moth"
"jackets made of a weightless polyester fabric"
<-> weighty

{adj: worn} affected by wear; damaged by long use
"worn threads on the screw"
"a worn suit"
"the worn pockets on the jacket"
<-> new

{adv: languidly} in a languid and lethargic manner
"the men languidly put on their jackets"

{n: Eton collar} broad white collar worn over the lapels of a jacket

{n: Eton jacket} a jacket hanging to the waist and cut square at the bottom

{n: Mae West, air jacket} an inflatable life jacket

{n: Mao jacket} a light weight jacket with a high collar; worn by Mao Zedong and the Chinese people during his regime

{n: Norfolk jacket} loose-fitting single-breasted jacket

{n: Vespa, genus Vespa} type genus of the Vespidae: various hornets and yellow jackets

{n: Vespidae, family Vespidae} an arthropod family of the order Hymenoptera including: yellow jackets; hornets; mason wasps

{n: banyan, banian} a loose fitting jacket; originally worn in India

{n: bed jacket} a lightweight jacket worn over bedclothes (as when sitting in bed)

{n: black tie} a black bow tie worn with a dinner jacket

{n: blazer, sport jacket, sport coat, sports jacket, sports coat} lightweight single-breasted jacket; often striped in the colors of a club or school

{n: bolero} a short jacket; worn mostly by women

{n: bomber jacket} a jacket gathered into a band at the waist

{n: book jacket, dust cover, dust jacket, dust wrapper} a paper jacket for a book; a jacket on which promotional information is usually printed

{n: bush jacket} a loose fitting jacket; resembles a shirt with four patch pockets and a belt

{n: cardigan} knitted jacket that is fastened up the front with buttons or a zipper

{n: dinner jacket, tux, tuxedo, black tie} semiformal evening dress for men

{n: dolman, dolman jacket} a hussar's jacket worn over the shoulders

{n: donkey jacket} a short thick jacket; often worn by workmen

{n: double-breasted jacket} a jacket having overlapping fronts that give a double thickness of cloth

{n: double-breasted suit} a suit with a double-breasted jacket

{n: doublet} a man's close-fitting jacket; worn during the Renaissance

{n: dressing sack, dressing sacque} a woman's loose jacket; worn while dressing

{n: endorsement, indorsement, blurb} a promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books)
"the author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book"

{n: full metal jacket} a lead bullet that is covered with a jacket of a harder metal (usually copper)

{n: hug-me-tight} a woman's fitted jacket

{n: jacket crown, jacket} (dentistry) an artificial crown fitted over a broken or decayed tooth

{n: jacket potato} a baked potato served with the jacket on

{n: jacket} a short coat

{n: jacket} an outer wrapping or casing
"phonograph records were sold in cardboard jackets"

{n: jacket} the outer skin of a potato

{n: jacket} the tough metal shell casing for certain kinds of ammunition

{n: jerkin} a tight sleeveless and collarless jacket (often made of leather) worn by men in former times

{n: jumper} a loose jacket or blouse worn by workmen

{n: life jacket, life vest, cork jacket} life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable design

{n: life preserver, preserver, flotation device} rescue equipment consisting of a buoyant belt or jacket to keep a person from drowning

{n: lounging jacket, smoking jacket} a man's soft jacket usually with a tie belt; worn at home

{n: lumberjack, lumber jacket} a short warm outer jacket

{n: match} something that resembles or harmonizes with
"that tie makes a good match with your jacket"

{n: mess jacket, monkey jacket, shell jacket} waist-length jacket tapering to a point at the back; worn by officers in the mess for formal dinners

{n: pajama, pyjama, pj's, jammies} (usually plural) loose-fitting nightclothes worn for sleeping or lounging; have a jacket top and trousers

{n: parka, windbreaker, windcheater, anorak} a kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term)

{n: paste-up} a composition of flat objects pasted on a board or other backing
"they showed him a paste-up of the book jacket"

{n: pea jacket, peacoat} a sailor's heavy woolen double-breasted jacket

{n: pentobarbital sodium, pentobarbital, Nembutal, yellow jacket} a barbiturate (trade name Nembutal) used as a sedative and hypnotic and antispasmodic

{n: peplum} a flared ruffle attached to the waistline of a dress or jacket or blouse

{n: record jacket} the jacket for a phonograph record

{n: rockers, bikers} originally a British youth subculture that evolved out of the teddy boys in the 1960s; wore black leather jackets and jeans and boots; had greased hair and rode motorcycles and listened to rock'n'roll; were largely unskilled manual laborers

{n: rocker} a teenager or young adult in the 1960s who wore leather jackets and rode motorcycles

{n: running suit} a matching jacket and pants worn by joggers and made of fabric that absorbs perspiration

{n: sack coat} man's hiplength coat with a straight back; the jacket of a suit

{n: sack, sacque} a woman's full loose hiplength jacket

{n: sealskin} a garment (as a jacket or coat or robe) made of sealskin

{n: shirtfront} the front of a shirt (usually the part not covered by a jacket)
"he had spilled catsup on his shirtfront"

{n: shirtsleeves} not wearing a jacket
"in your shirtsleeves" means you are not wearing anything over your shirt
"in hot weather they dined in their shirtsleeves"

{n: shoulder holster} a holster worn over your shoulder so a gun can be concealed under your jacket

{n: single-breasted jacket} a jacket having fronts that overlap only enough for fastenings

{n: single-breasted suit} a suit having a single-breasted jacket

{n: ski parka, ski jacket} a parka to be worn while skiing

{n: slack suit} casual dress consisting of slacks and matching jacket

{n: straitjacket, straightjacket} a garment similar to a jacket that is used to bind the arms tightly against the body as a means of restraining a violent person

{n: suit, suit of clothes} a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color
"they buried him in his best suit"

{n: swallow-tailed coat, swallowtail, morning coat} a man's full-dress jacket with two long tapering tails at the back

{n: three-piece suit} a business suit consisting of a jacket and vest and trousers

{n: two-piece, two-piece suit, lounge suit} a business suit consisting of a matching jacket and skirt or trousers

{n: vent} a slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket)

{n: water jacket} a container filled with water that surrounds a machine to cool it; especially that surrounding the cylinder block of an engine

{n: yellow jacket, yellow hornet, Vespula maculifrons} small yellow-marked social wasp commonly nesting in the ground

{v: brush} remove with or as if with a brush
"brush away the crumbs"
"brush the dust from the jacket"
"brush aside the objections"

{v: brush} rub with a brush, or as if with a brush
"Johnson brushed the hairs from his jacket"

{v: face} line the edge (of a garment) with a different material
"face the lapels of the jacket"

{v: jacket} provide with a thermally non-conducting cover
"The tubing needs to be jacketed"

{v: jacket} put a jacket on
"The men were jacketed"

{v: leave off} stop using
"leave off your jacket--no need to wear it here"

{v: slip off} take off with ease or speed
"She slipped off her jacket"
<-> slip on

{v: tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride} harass with persistent criticism or carping
"The children teased the new teacher"
"Don't ride me so hard over my failure"
"His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"

{v: transfer, shift} move around
"transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket"

{v: zip up, zipper, zip} close with a zipper
"Zip up your jacket--it's cold"
<-> unzip


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