bush jacket


: a long cotton jacket resembling a shirt and having four patch pockets and a belt

Examples of bush jacket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Australian, in a blue bush jacket and a white straw hat, has spent the last five years trying to help raise money for the memorial. San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Aug. 2022

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Word History


from its use in rough country

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bush jacket was in 1937

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“Bush jacket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bush%20jacket. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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