bomber jacket


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

Examples of bomber jacket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the first leader-level meeting three decades ago, President Bill Clinton, hosting in Seattle, handed out matching leather bomber jackets similar to those worn by American fighter pilots. Colleen Long and Aamer Madhani, The Christian Science Monitor, 14 Nov. 2023 Letterman, sporting a Late Show bomber jacket and white beard, reunites with Shaffer, in black-and-gray polo and sunglasses, for a promotional video announcing the contest. Seth Abramovitch, The Hollywood Reporter, 9 Nov. 2023 Cooper kept it casual with a bomber jacket over a hoodie, with jeans, sneakers, and a beanie cap. Angel Saunders, Peoplemag, 7 Nov. 2023 The homecoming event at the college campus in Washington, D.C. saw the Bad Boy rapper and mogul—who studied business at Howard—rock a black leather bomber jacket over a black t-shirt with drawstring joggers and high-top sneakers. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 30 Oct. 2023 Her only deviation was her oversized bomber jacket from The Row. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 26 Oct. 2023 On October 3, the couple celebrated Rocky's 34th birthday at Carbone in NYC, with Rihanna showing up in an asymmetrical tulle corset number with opaque tights and a cropped silk bomber jacket. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, 7 Oct. 2023 The stylish wide receiver arrived at the M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore dressed in an edgy bomber jacket with a matching pair of cargo shorts. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 24 Oct. 2023 The black bomber jacket features three-dimensional rosettes, providing lots of texture all over. Jessie Quinn, Peoplemag, 17 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1940, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bomber jacket was in 1940

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“Bomber jacket.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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