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sports jacket

a jacket, often of textured wool or colorful pattern, with a collar, lapels, long sleeves, and buttons in the front, cut somewhat fuller than the jacket of a business suit, worn with slacks for informal occasions. Unabridged
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  • The Hindu boy was dressed in Western clothes, slacks and a sports jacket.

    The Golden Skull John Blaine
  • Over the back of one of the chairs was a sports jacket which he recognized as his own.

    Pursuit Lester del Rey
  • She wanted to be indispensable to him and was unwilling to let him grow up (the sports jacket).

British Dictionary definitions for sports jacket

sports jacket

a man's informal jacket, made esp of tweed: worn with trousers of different material Also called (US, Austral, and NZ) sports coat
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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