JACKET in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of JACKET
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jacket
 n.  a garment for the upper body usually having a front opening
 n.  the natural covering of an animal
Classic Sentence: (112 in 8 pages)
1  He sat slouched in the saddle, a thick, rough-looking man with an unkempt black beard straggling over his unbuttoned blue jacket.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
2  Stooping over the dead man with distaste, she unbuttoned the remaining buttons of his jacket and systematically began rifling his pockets.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
3  Reluctantly he slid out of his hiding place, a giant ragged figure, bare-footed, clad in denim breeches and a blue Union uniform jacket that was far too short and tight for his big frame.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
4  He had a torn jacket, muffler of a blue like skimmed milk.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
5  He had a golf jacket of jersey, worn through at the creases in the sleeves.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
6  The Duluth delegation had brought their famous Beaver amateur band, in Zouave costumes of green velvet jacket, blue trousers, and scarlet fez.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
7  It was not Erik Valborg who stood there; it was a small, gray-bearded, yellow-faced man in mucky boots, canvas jacket, and red mittens.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
8  Looking straight out at her, wearing a beret and a velvet jacket, was Erik Valborg.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
9  They had seemed stiff and undetailed, but now there strode from them a personality, a personality unlike that of the languishing young man in the velvet jacket playing a dummy piano in a canvas room.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
10  After thinking some time on the bed-side, I got up and took off my monkey jacket, and then stood in the middle of the room thinking.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
11  The rest of his toilet was soon achieved, and he proudly marched out of the room, wrapped up in his great pilot monkey jacket, and sporting his harpoon like a marshal's baton.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
12  Wrapping myself in my shaggy jacket of the cloth called bearskin, I fought my way against the stubborn storm.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. The Chapel.
13  Shaking off the sleet from my ice-glazed hat and jacket, I seated myself near the door, and turning sideways was surprised to see Queequeg near me.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. The Chapel.
14  But previous to turning in, I took my heavy bearskin jacket, and threw it over him, as it promised to be a very cold night; and he had nothing but his ordinary round jacket on.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
15  He was but shabbily apparelled in faded jacket and patched trowsers; a rag of a black handkerchief investing his neck.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19. The Prophet.
Example Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
16  The nail ripped a hole in my jacket.
17  A wool jacket complements the silk trousers and provides an interesting contrast in texture.
18  A windproof jacket is an essential item of clothing for hillwalking.
19  This jacket is just my size.
20  His work jacket hung on the peg in the kitchen.
21  This jacket is part of our autumn/spring range.
22  We require a jacket and tie.
23  He struggled out of his bulky jacket and threw it on to the back seat.
24  She's only wearing a thin summer jacket.
25  I need a lightweight jacket for the summer evenings.
26  When the boat capsized, her buoyant life jacket kept Jody afloat.
27  That tie makes a good match with your jacket.
28  Dressed in a sport jacket and jeans, Louis Vartan stood with his arms crossed and an expression of weary horror on his face.
29  But only for a minute--only while he could button the flower inside his jacket, next his heart--or next his stomach, possibly, for he was not much posted in anatomy, and not hypercritical, anyway.
30  He came down the steps with his jacket flapping and his cheeks still ruddy from the scraping of the razor.