Save This Word!
a short, straight, wool plaid jacket or coat, for informal wear, usually belted and having patch pockets.
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
Also called lumberjack.
Origin of lumber jacket
An Americanism dating back to 1935–45
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
British Dictionary definitions for lumber jacket
/ (ˈlʌmbəˌdʒækɪt) /
a boldly coloured, usually checked jacket in warm cloth, as worn by lumberjacksUS name: lumberjack
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012