Definition of reefer jacket in US English:

reefer jacket


  • A thick close-fitting double-breasted jacket.

    • ‘Standish had brought them to a stop outside a dimly lit café that appeared to be closed, except that a burly drunk in a dark reefer jacket had just wandered in unopposed.’
    • ‘Snug reefer jackets with raised collars were paired with thigh-high black leather boots.’
    • ‘The navy single-breasted reefer jacket continues to be fashionable when a formal look is wanted.’