Jacket vs Cardigana - What's the difference?

jacket | cardigana |



(wikipedia jacket)


(en noun)
  • A piece of clothing worn on the upper body outside a shirt or blouse, often waist length to thigh length.
  • A piece of a person's suit, beside trousers and, sometimes, waistcoat ; coat (US)
  • A removable or replaceable protective or insulating cover for an object (eg a book, hot water tank.)
  • (slang) A police record.
  • * 1995 , , 00:26:00:
  • "We got a crowd of black, white customers, out-of-state license plates, what have you. Somebody gonna check that out. They gonna drop a dime on me, call 911. With my jacket , I can't go back to jail."
  • * 1995 , , 00:43:50:
  • "Yo's jacket shows possession with intent, possession of unlicensed firearm, and assault, for which he still owes three years."
  • (military) In ordnance, a strengthening band surrounding and reinforcing the tube in which the charge is fired.
  • Synonyms

    * (sense, piece of a person's suit) coat (US ) * (removable protective cover) sleeve

    Derived terms

    * bedjacket * bookjacket * donkey jacket * dust jacket * flak jacket * jacket potato * leatherjacket * life jacket * Nehru jacket * smoking jacket


    * Irish: * Japanese: * Korean: * Mandarin: * Scottish Gaelic: (l) * Welsh: (l)


    (en verb)
  • To enclose or encase in a jacket or other covering.
  • * 1897 , Alexander James Wallis-Tayler, Motor Cars Or Power-carriages for Common Roads
  • ...to...prevent...the loss of heat...there is also a layer of silicate cotton or slag wool. This latter material is also employed to jacket the chimney for a certain portion of its length.


    Not English

    Cardigana has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

    English words similar to 'cardigana':

    czaritsa, czaritza