Definition of bush jacket in US English:

bush jacket


  • A belted cotton jacket with patch pockets.

    • ‘Women can dress this look up by wearing an animal print top or skirt with a bush jacket, or a white lace blouse with khakis.’
    • ‘In our bush jackets and black peaked caps we were mistaken for Palestine police.’
    • ‘From the Indian languages come chipmunk, mackinaw (a bush jacket), moose, muskeg (boggy, mossy land), muskrat.’
    • ‘But once onstage, it's off with the gloves (ditto the dark glasses and the black-and-red bush jacket).’
    • ‘In January, the man shovels the driveway wearing a light bush jacket, while I don't even leave the house unless I'm bundled enough for a trek up Mount Everest.’


bush jacket

/bo͝oSH ˈjakət/