Definition of 'lapel'
Example sentences containing 'lapel'
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He was a natty figure in a shiny suit with short lapels. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They have chosen a lapel pin in the shape of a dolphin. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He used a disguise of a rubber mask and an old coat with a lapel studded with nails. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Only if it's got a satin lapel. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The men wore velvet jackets that featured lapels like a fighter jet's wings. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A small Filipino flag is neatly pinned to her lapel. Times, Sunday Times (2006)After a recent Press conference he went round the half-dozen journalists in the room and adjusted their collars and lapels. The Sun (2013)I prefer the 1960s cut, narrow lapels and three buttons. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'lapel'
Used Occasionally. lapel is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'lapel'
British English: lapel NOUN
The lapels of a jacket or coat are the two top parts at the front that are folded back on each side and join on to the collar.
He sports a small red flower in his lapel.
Definition of lapel from the Collins English Dictionary
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