lapel


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la·pel

 (lə-pĕl′)
n.
The part of a garment, such as a coat or jacket, that is an extension of the collar and folds back against the breast.

[From lap.]

la·peled′, la·pelled′ adj.

lapel

(ləˈpɛl)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) the continuation of the turned or folded back collar on a suit coat, jacket, etc
[C18: from lap1]
laˈpelled adj

la•pel

(ləˈpɛl)

n.
the front part of a garment, as a coat or shirt, that is folded back on the chest and is joined to a collar or forms one continuous piece with it. Compare revers (def. 1).
[1780–90; irreg. diminutive of lap1; see -le]
la•pelled′, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lapel - lap at the front of a coatlapel - lap at the front of a coat; continuation of the coat collar
overlap, lap - a flap that lies over another part; "the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches"
revers, revere - a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side
Translations
ثَنْيَه، طَيَّه
klopa
opslagrevers
hajtóka
kragahorn, boîungur
atlapas
atloks
klâpayaka devriği

lapel

[ləˈpel]
A. Nsolapa f
B. CPD lapel pin Ninsignia f de solapa

lapel

[ləˈpɛl] nrevers mlapel badge nbadge m (sur le revers de la veste)

lapel

nAufschlag m, → Revers nt or m

lapel

[ləˈpɛl] nrisvolto

lapel

(ləˈpel) noun
the part of a coat joined to the collar and folded back against the chest. Narrow lapels are in fashion.
References in classic literature ?
Cousin Ebenezer came right up to grandfather, took hold of the lapel of his coat, and said in a whisper, 'Uncle Abraham, CAN--YOU--LEND--ME--AN--AXE?
He seemed to have lost his own sense of what had happened in the corn field and when he put up a strong hand and took hold of the lapel of Ray's coat he shook the old man as he might have shaken a dog that had misbehaved.
Why, there was a bit of the Redmond white and scarlet pinned to his coat lapel.
If I have a prejudice connected with money and money figures,' continued Doyce, laying that plastic workman's thumb of his on the lapel of his partner's coat, 'it is against speculating.
The footman, who had a still bigger white favour on his lapel, wrapped May's white cloak about her, and Archer jumped into the brougham at her side.
He wore a silk hat and a frock coat, the lapel of which was adorned with a white geranium surrounded by leaves.
She pulled him down to her by the lapel of his coat, kissed him, and held him fast for a minute.
If I wasn't as weak as a brimstone baby, sir," whispers Grandfather Smallweed, drawing the lawyer down to his level by the lapel of his coat and flashing some half-quenched green fire out of his angry eyes, "I'd tear the writing away from him.
It is not often of much use, but still - He only half expected to find anything useful, but certainly he did not expect to find - not under the collar at all, but stitched carefully on the under side of the lapel - a square piece of calico with an address written on it in marking ink.
He displayed a brochette of all sorts of decorations on the lapel of his frac and had a broad ribbon of some order across his shirt front.
Hilbery, and stood erect, holding one lapel of his coat, and gazing into the center of the fire.
When he evinced the intention of wiping them, she caught him by the lapels of the coat and backed him into a chair.