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sports jacket

(Clothing & Fashion) a man's informal jacket, made esp of tweed: worn with trousers of different material. Also called (US, Austral, and NZ): sports coat

sports′ jack`et

a jacket with a notched collar, long sleeves, and a somewhat full cut.
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Noun1.sports jacket - lightweight single-breasted jacketsports jacket - lightweight single-breasted jacket; often striped in the colors of a club or school
jacket - a short coat
مِعْطَف رياضي ، جاكيت عادي يَوْمي
sportovní sako
sportjakki, stakur jakki
športové sako
spor ceket

sports jacket

sport jacket (Am) ngiacca sportiva


(spoːt) noun
1. games or competitions involving physical activity. She's very keen on sport of all kinds.
2. a particular game or amusement of this kind. Hunting, shooting and fishing are not sports I enjoy.
3. a good-natured and obliging person. He's a good sport to agree to do that for us!
4. fun; amusement. I only did it for sport.
to wear, especially in public. He was sporting a pink tie.
ˈsporting adjective
1. of, or concerned with, sports. the sporting world.
2. (negative unsporting) showing fairness and kindness or generosity, especially if unexpected. a sporting gesture.
sports adjective
(American also sport) designed, or suitable, for sport. a sports centre; sports equipment.
sports car
a small, fast car with only two seats.
sports jacket
a type of jacket for men, designed for casual wear.
ˈsportsman (ˈspoːts-) feminine ˈsportswoman noun
1. a person who takes part in sports. He is a very keen sportsman.
2. a person who shows a spirit of fairness and generosity in sport. He's a real sportsman who doesn't seem to care if he wins or loses.
ˈsportswear noun
clothing designed for playing sports in.
a sporting chance
a reasonably good chance.
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NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In more than 40 years serving New York entertainers, politicians, business leaders and sports celebrities, Mohan's Custom Tailors has never seen as quick a jump from Fashion Week runway to men's closets as they have this season with the spike in sales of velvet suits and sport jackets.
Sometimes, I'll take a couple of his old sport jackets out and wear them,'' Marilyn says.
There are at least 10,000 suits and sport jackets alone, with in-stock sizes 36 to 56 regular, 36 to 46 short, 39 to 56 extra-long and 35 to 42 extra-short.

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