A jacket is a light, outer covering of clothing worn when it’s cool outside. The difference between a jacket and a coat is a jacket is lighter, but sometimes these two words are used in exactly the same way.

  • Sometimes I wear a jacket in the classroom.
  • A jacket is more casual than a suit coat.
teacher paul
  • She wears a jacket when it’s cool outside.
woman wearing a jacket
  • A jean jacket is a popular choice of clothing for the spring of the fall.
jean jacket
  • Skiers wear ski jackets when they are skiing.
ski jacket
  • A life jacket can help keep you safe when you are on a boat or in the water. This is also called a life vest.
life jacket
  • A yellow jacket is a type of wasp that will sting you if you bother it.
yellow jacket

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July 11, 2015