bomber jacket

noun

Definition of bomber jacket

:a zippered usually leather jacket with front pockets and knitted cuffs and waistband

First Known Use of bomber jacket

1940


BOMBER JACKET Defined for English Language Learners

bomber jacket

noun

Definition of bomber jacket for English Language Learners

  • : a short jacket that is made of leather and fits closely around the waist


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