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A sleeveless quilted or padded jacket worn as an outdoor garment.
- ‘The man is described as white, aged about 18, wearing a blue and white check shirt with either a body warmer or waistcoat style of jacket.’
- ‘The train into London this morning was full of green padded body warmers.’
- ‘He stood, resplendent in smart black trousers, crisp white shirt, thick jumper and, on top of this, a large body warmer.’
- ‘At the time of her disappearance, she was wearing dark blue jeans, brown lace-up ankle boots, a purple suede polo-neck jumper, a black body warmer and a black suede jacket.’
- ‘I've had to resort to wearing my jeans jacket with this black body warmer I've had since the late 90s.’
- ‘She was wearing a black jumper, body warmer, black trousers and brown boots with a fur lining.’
- ‘He wore dark jeans and a light coloured waistcoat or body warmer.’
- ‘At every tube station there were people in jackets with placards getting on, and people with body warmers and tweed hats getting off.’
- ‘He handed out what are, in simple terms, white body warmers soaked in iced water.’
- ‘It's like wearing a body warmer, but they don't look so stupid.’
- ‘I have tights and a body warmer under here.’
- ‘Alternatively, the body warmer is a practical buy that ties in with this season's equestrian look.’
- ‘He wore a cream sleeveless jacket or body warmer.’
- ‘The man had produced a knife from inside his body warmer.’
- ‘It served to make my body warmer and yet my mind was more ill at ease.’
- ‘During that time anyone who becomes a member will receive a free body warmer worth over €40.’
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