bush jacket

noun

Definition of bush jacket

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

First Known Use of bush jacket

1937, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bush jacket

from its use in rough country

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about bush jacket

Dictionary Entries near bush jacket

Bushido

bushies

bushing

bush jacket

bushland

bush lark

bush lawyer

Statistics for bush jacket

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for bush jacket

The first known use of bush jacket was in 1937

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on bush jacket

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with bush jacket

Comments on bush jacket

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

WORD OF THE DAY

something desired as essential

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What's that Smell?! Quiz

  • wide eyed dog smelling rose
  • Someone who is hircine smells like a:
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

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!