flak jacket

noun
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of flak jacket

:a jacket containing metal plates for protection against flak; broadly :a bulletproof vest called also flak vest

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First Known Use of flak jacket

1950


FLAK JACKET Defined for English Language Learners

flak jacket

noun

Definition of flak jacket for English Language Learners

  • : a special jacket that is worn by soldiers, police officers, etc., for protection against flak or bullets


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