safari jacket

noun

: a usually belted shirt jacket with pleated expansible pockets

Examples of safari jacket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Going for a more relaxed—though no less elegant—layer up top is always a cool option: Woodruff is particularly fond of J. Mueser’s take on the safari jacket. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 13 Mar. 2023 Canali’s safari jacket is a particular favorite of Drake’s Mayfair clients. Alexander Freeling, Robb Report, 14 Sep. 2022 Le Smoking, Rive Gauche, the safari jacket, the Piet Mondrian couture tribute—Yves Saint Laurent never settled for the status quo. Allie Holloway, Town & Country, 2 Apr. 2022 She was followed a few looks later by Veronica Webb, fondly remembered from the runways of ‘80s stars like Isaac Mizrahi and Todd Oldham, in a plum satin mini and safari jacket. Vincent Boucher, The Hollywood Reporter, 14 Feb. 2022 His signature safari jacket paired with a formal trouser is still known as a Kaunda suit in many parts of Africa. CNN, 17 June 2021 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, 23 Jan. 2020 Barack wears a pullover, and Michelle has on an olive green safari jacket. Vogue, 3 Oct. 2019 That’s why practically every brand from Zara to Zegna has made a four-pocket safari jacket. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, 6 Sep. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of safari jacket was in 1938

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“Safari jacket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/safari%20jacket. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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