donkey jacket
noun Date: 1929 British a jacket of heavy material worn especially by laborers

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • donkey jacket — donkey jackets N COUNT A donkey jacket is a thick, warm jacket, usually dark blue with a strip across the shoulders at the back. [BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • donkey jacket — n. Brit. a heavy jacket, often having a waterproof panel across the shoulders, worn especially by workingmen * * * …   Universalium

  • donkey jacket — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a heavy jacket with a patch of waterproof material across the shoulders …   English terms dictionary

  • donkey jacket — n. Brit. a heavy jacket, often having a waterproof panel across the shoulders, worn especially by workingmen …   English World dictionary

  • donkey jacket — donkey .jacket n BrE a short thick coat, usually very dark blue, with a piece of leather or plastic across the shoulders …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • donkey jacket — noun a short thick jacket; often worn by workmen • Hypernyms: ↑jacket * * * donkey jacket noun A strong jacket, with shoulders of leather or (usu) a substitute, and patch pockets • • • Main Entry: ↑donkey * * * donkey jacket UK US noun [count …   Useful english dictionary

  • Donkey jacket — A donkey jacket with PVC panels A donkey jacket is a short buttoned coat, typically made of unlined black or dark blue woollen material; originally worn as a work jacket in the United Kingdom. Design The donkey jacket is derived from the wool… …   Wikipedia

  • donkey jacket — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms donkey jacket : singular donkey jacket plural donkey jackets British a short coat made of thick dark wool, usually with a piece of leather or plastic on each shoulder. Donkey jackets are often worn by people… …   English dictionary

  • donkey jacket — noun a type of thick jacket, usually dark blue, often worn by men who work outside …   Wiktionary

  • donkey jacket — noun Brit. a heavy jacket with a patch of waterproof leather or plastic across the shoulders …   English new terms dictionary

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