IPA: dʒˈækʌt


  • A piece of clothing worn on the upper body outside a shirt or blouse, often waist length to thigh length.
  • A piece of a person's suit, beside trousers and, sometimes, waistcoat; coat (US)
  • A protective or insulating cover for an object (e.g. a book, hot water tank, bullet.)
  • (slang) A police record.
  • (military) In ordnance, a strengthening band surrounding and reinforcing the tube in which the charge is fired.
  • The tough outer skin of a baked potato.
  • (Jamaica) A bastard child, in particular one whose father is unaware that they are not the child’s biological father.
  • (Appalachia) A vest(US); a waistcoat (UK)


  • To confine (someone) to a straitjacket.
  • (transitive) To enclose or encase in a jacket or other covering.

Examples of "jacket" in Sentences

  • It was a quilted jacket.
  • My jacket is waterproof.
  • I bought a windshield jacket.
  • I am the guy in the plaid shirt and black jacket.
  • Under the jacket is the same scene, set in tomorrow.
  • The hood of my rain jacket is pulled down to shield my eyes.
  • The toddler was dressed in purple leggings, a top and jacket.
  • The maniac, wearing a high vis jacket, pointed a gun at a woman.
  • The man on the left is wearing a checkered shirt with a rain jacket.
  • Mr. Charles, dressed in a natty gray jacket, looked over at his friends.
  • The history of the Flight Jacket and Bomber Jacket are distinctly different.
  • Nylon fetishism includes the wearing of shiny raincoats, jackets and trousers.
  • I actually think the leather jacket is my least favorite part of this, which is saying a lot given that skirt.
  • Once they get to a point where the fabric of the jacket is acutally made from solar cells, that is when I will buy a solar powered jacket.
  • A vivid magenta satin jacket from the late 1800s, a daring Jackie-Kennedy style leopard-print coat, a black mink beret - often purchased for the price of a Starbucks latte, and all elements of a ensemble that is exquisite, eye-catching, and unique.
  • "That doctor from the city fixed her arm all up in what he called a jacket, and that nurse that you sent just seems to know what Huldy wants before she can ask for it I hear them nurses are awful expensive, and I don't think she better stay but a day or two longer."

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