US, Australian and NZ another name for sports jacket
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Examples from the Web for sports coat
Historical Examples of sports coat
Freddy kept chewing, but he dug in the pockets of his sports-coat and came up with a small stubby notebook and a ball-point.
The doorman was having a cigarette with a guy in a sports-coat who was wearing a manager badge on his lapel.