bomber jacket


Definition of bomber jacket

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

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In an effort to combat your winter woes, Williams fresh pieces offer vibrant, punchy printed bomber jackets, leggings, and workout bras. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Your First Look at Venus Williams' "Morning Glory" Collection for EleVen," 28 Nov. 2018 La Ligne and House of Fluff teamed up to create a capsule of seven faux-fur items, ranging from a beret (a steal at $70) to bomber jackets and peacoats. Vogue, "La Ligne and House of Fluff Get a Head Start on Cozy-Coat Season," 16 Nov. 2018 One is cropped short like a bomber jacket and covered in rich brown fur with four fat glinting gold buttons down the middle, something an Upper East Side Jewish lady of a certain age might wear to shop for groceries at Gristedes. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Am I the Only One Who Feels Guilty About Wearing Vintage Fur?," 15 Jan. 2019 In the other, Selena takes on a softer image, wearing a pink floral silk dress with a bomber jacket draped over one sleeve. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Selena Gomez Stars in Coach Fall 2018 Ads," 2 July 2018 And while Nick was clad in a black bomber jacket, Priyanka was wearing a stunning red outfit, which Nick couldn’t help but have some fun with in the captions. Dan Barna, Teen Vogue, "Nick Jonas Made a Jonas Brothers Reference on Priyanka Chopra's Instagram," 24 Oct. 2018 High heels, bomber jackets, good dresses and my favorite leather handbag all went back in the first shipment home. Jada Yuan, New York Times, "How Do You Pack for a Yearlong Trip?," 27 June 2018 Some of the boys’ bomber jackets and the girls’ dresses and coats were embedded with what looked like beer-bottle tops. Sarah Mower, Vogue, "The Top 10 Shows of London Fashion Week Fall 2019," 20 Feb. 2019 Picking ensembles for the awards show and a party with J Balvin, there is a cornucopia of options on his clothing rack, including a lime green bomber jacket from Prada and a retro Missoni striped suit. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "A Day With Diplo, His Boxers, and That “Dad After Dark” Look," 16 Feb. 2019

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1940, in the meaning defined above

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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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