hacking jacket

noun Chiefly British.

a riding jacket having a tight waist, flared skirt, slanted pockets with flaps, and slits or vents at the sides or back.

Words nearby hacking jacket

Origin of hacking jacket

First recorded in 1950–55
Also called hacking coat.
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British Dictionary definitions for hacking jacket

hacking jacket

hacking coat


mainly British a riding jacket with side or back vents and slanting pockets
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