shirt jacket


Definition of shirt jacket

: a jacket designed in the style of a shirt

called also shirt-jac

Examples of shirt jacket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The new store, nestled between a jewelry store and barber shop on Octavia Street, will stock top sellers selected from its 80 products, ranging from shirt jackets, hoodies, work pants and running shorts. Shwanika Narayan,, "Gap Inc.’s Hill City opens first store in Hayes Valley," 15 Oct. 2019 Like other shirt jackets from brands such as Polo Ralph Lauren and Isaora, Outerknown’s version is strategically unbulky, upping its layering potential, whatever the weather. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "Why Stylish Guys Are Wearing Insulated Shirt-Jackets This Winter," 18 Dec. 2017 Yesterday was no exception; Theroux threw a shirt jacket over his go-to graphic T-shirt, skinny jeans, and Chelsea boots, nailing transitional style in the process. Megan Gustashaw, GQ, "Justin Theroux’s Luggage Is as Badass as the Guy Carrying It," 13 Sep. 2017 While the sky-high stilettos were left in D.C., Trump returned sporting a Calvin Klein 205W39 collection red shirt jacket and J. Brand jeans punctuated with haute accessories from Christian Louboutin, Hermès, and Saint Laurent. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Melania Trump Returns to the White House in Calvin Klein," 11 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of shirt jacket

1879, in the meaning defined above

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“Shirt jacket.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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