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  • n. A tailored jacket that is not part of a suit; especially one of a sturdy fabric originally designed for outdoor sports.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. lightweight single-breasted jacket; often striped in the colors of a club or school


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  • Grandpa Samuel looked dapper in his light blue sports jacket and matching slacks.

    Heart Song

  • Dark-haired, dark-complected, he was wearing a white straw hat, a light cotton sports jacket over a T-shirt, faded blue jeans, and loafers.

    The Empress File

  • Graham wore a slick, black sports jacket by Polo Rita had bought on one of their excursions and tan khakis that ended in a cuff.

    A Love So Deep

  • I’ll put out a broadcast: sixty-five-year-old man, six feet tall, wearing a corduroy sports jacket over painter’s overalls, answers to the name— could you spell that, please—may be disoriented, lost in Wellfleet Center.

    Isabel’s Bed


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