bomber jacket

noun

Definition of 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on the Web The video is pure retro perfection, complete with colorful bomber jackets, Motorola razer flip phones, outdated televisions and that iconic La Rouz hair. Kat Bein, Billboard, "La Roux Is Back, Baby, With 'International Woman of Leisure'," 31 Oct. 2019 In a video posted to Williams's Instagram, Alexis Olympia hides under Mom's skirt then emerges in a sequined bomber jacket, polka-dot skirt, and a logo tee from Williams's brand. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Serena Williams Took Her Daughter to the Runway at Fashion Week," 11 Sep. 2019 But one piece really stood out to us: a bomber jacket that had the flower Angel’s Trumpet hand-embroidered, glittering in gold, orange, and green. Tatum Dooley, Teen Vogue, "Artist Darby Milbrath Collaborated With Celine on an Embroidered Bomber Jacket," 27 June 2019 In New Hampshire, Buttigieg wore a white shirt and a blue tie under an oversized brown leather bomber jacket that looked as if it had been purchased in haste when the cold descended. Benjamin Wallace-wells, The New Yorker, "Pete Buttigieg’s High Hopes," 16 Dec. 2019 While her bomber jacket and fringed skirt are worth a discussion of their own, the real star of the show was her major hair change. Bella Cacciatore, Glamour, "Kendall Jenner Debuted Bright Blond Hair at London Fashion Week," 16 Sep. 2019 Maverick still has his bomber jacket, sunglasses and motorcycle, and the trailer contains a cool throwback scene with a grinning Maverick zooming across a landing strip on his bike. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, "Tom Cruise surprises Comic-Con crowd with epic first 'Top Gun: Maverick' trailer," 18 July 2019 His orange bomber jacket and gold watch gave his casual look an elevated streetwear vibe. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas Bring Some Much Needed Color to Dreary NYC," 6 May 2019 Vanessa Hudgens also played around with black on black textures by pairing a black lace bralette, pair of shorts and bomber jacket to the Carolina Herrera runway. Kristin Corpuz, Billboard, "NYFW 2019's Most Wearable Trends -- and the Stars Who Rocked Them With Ease," 12 Sep. 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'bomber jacket.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of bomber jacket

1940, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about bomber jacket

Time Traveler for bomber jacket

Time Traveler

The first known use of bomber jacket was in 1940

See more words from the same year

Statistics for bomber jacket

Last Updated

19 Jan 2020

Cite this Entry

“Bomber jacket.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bomber%20jacket. Accessed 19 January 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for bomber jacket

bomber jacket

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bomber jacket

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

More from Merriam-Webster on bomber jacket

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with bomber jacket

Comments on bomber jacket

What made you want to look up bomber jacket? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to insert between existing elements

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Eponym Quiz

  • rubens painting
  • Which is the best synonym of bowdlerize?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!