safari jacket


Definition of safari jacket

: a usually belted shirt jacket with pleated expansible pockets

Examples of safari jacket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lehrer didn’t do anchor things — no standing in the face of a hurricane with a microphone or popping up at the scene of some international disaster in a safari jacket. Paul Farhi, Washington Post, "Always low-key, Jim Lehrer anchored TV news for grown-ups," 23 Jan. 2020 Barack wears a pullover, and Michelle has on an olive green safari jacket. Vogue, "Michelle and Barack Obama’s Anniversary Instagrams Will Make Your Heart Melt," 3 Oct. 2019 That’s why practically every brand from Zara to Zegna has made a four-pocket safari jacket. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "Think Your Clothes Have Enough Pockets? Think Again," 6 Sep. 2018 Now, along with Le Pliage, the brand offers a wide array of products, ranging from wallets to this spring’s suede safari jackets. Christine Whitney, WSJ, "Longchamp to Open Flagship Store on Fifth Avenue," 4 Apr. 2018 Three months ago, the 25-year-old company set up a distribution center in Miami to provide its bulletproof sports coats, safari jackets and t-shirts to the United States. Jim Wyss, miamiherald, "His bulletproof shirt is now available in Miami. He shot his wife to prove it works," 31 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of safari jacket

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Safari jacket.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of safari jacket

: a type of lightweight jacket that usually has a belt and four large pockets

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