bomber jacket


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 There are six pieces in the collection, including T-shirts, shorts, long-sleeve shirts and a bomber jacket. Zoe Malin, NBC News, "New and Notable: Latest from Drybar, Schick, TRUFF and more," 8 Feb. 2021 And its 41mm bronze case, green dial, and brown calf-leather strap complement a piece that's begging to slide under the cuff of a shearling bomber jacket. Daniel Bentley, Fortune, "3 bronze watches that deserve first place in your collection," 7 Feb. 2021 The white bomber jacket featured a replication of Gronkowski's jersey on the back, with the inside lining covered with photos of the happy couple. Jason Duaine Hahn,, "Camille Kostek Celebrates Buccaneers' Super Bowl 2021 Win with Boyfriend Rob Gronkowski," 7 Feb. 2021 Pieces range from a cashmere bomber jacket to a pleated silk midi dress, all inspired by the work of Leonardo da Vinci and informed by Yoox Net-a-Porter's customer data from the past five years. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Prince Charles Unveils a Fashion Collection with Yoox Net-a-Porter," 12 Nov. 2020 Cut like a bomber jacket, the Senna is fitted with a stretchy hem that holds the jacket tight to the wearer’s body. Wes Siler, Outside Online, "How to Layer for Outdoor Dining This Fall and Winter," 14 Oct. 2020 The short sneak peek opens on Rihanna backstage at the Savage x Fenty show, strutting down a hallway in fishnet stockings and a bomber jacket with her name on it. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "So, Rihanna Has a Mullet Again," 25 Sep. 2020 In Arizona, Democratic Senate candidate Mark Kelly – astronaut, husband of former Representative Gabby Giffords – goes tieless in sports jackets or a bomber jacket. Jo-ellen Pozner, The Conversation, "The clothes make the candidate: The sartorial politics of this year’s key Senate races," 24 Sep. 2020 Oh dressed things down in flared jeans by L’Agence and a bomber jacket from KORELIMITED, the embroidery of which honors the Black Lives Matter movement. Sara M Moniuszko, USA TODAY, "Emmys 2020: Regina King, Zendaya, more favorite looks, from virtual red-carpet glam to loungewear," 21 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of bomber jacket

1940, in the meaning defined above

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24 Feb 2021

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“Bomber jacket.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of bomber jacket

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

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