lumber jacket


a short, straight, wool plaid jacket or coat, for informal wear, usually belted and having patch pockets.

Origin of lumber jacket

An Americanism dating back to 1935–45
Also called lumberjack. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for lumberjacket



a boldly coloured, usually checked jacket in warm cloth, as worn by lumberjacksUS name: lumberjack
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