Examples of lapel in a Sentence
He wore a carnation in his lapel.
Recent Examples of lapel from the Web
The couple posed beneath a floral arch and even adding a pastel boutonniere to Smith’s lapel, clearly enjoying a night that remains a rite of passage for many teens.
Some lawmakers were spotted with purple lapel ribbons to represent the opioid epidemic.
Over time, his signature look included a Husky baseball cap and at least one American flag lapel pin.
The only reason the Isaia lapel pin at his campaign event didn’t read as an extraordinary political miscalculation is that his entire life is a political miscalculation.
Except for a white stripe in Viktor's tie and the president's American flag lapel pin, their ensembles are nearly identical.
Arriving cops found a man in a tie, a gray business suit with a U.S. Marshals lapel pin.
Silk black trim at the lapels, front-flap pockets, and sleek buttons create a luxurious look and produce a V-shaped silhouette that draws the eye to the shoulders.
The Internet screaming machine has been mercilessly mocking Gisele Bundchen’s husband since Monday night, when Brady showed up for the annual Met Gala in a Versace tuxedo jacket with — gasp! — some gold embroidery on the lapels, and a turtleneck.
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LAPEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lapel for English Language Learners
: either one of the two folds of fabric that are below the collar on the front of a coat or jacket
LAPEL Defined for Kids
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