Eton jacketEton jacket
a black, waist-length jacket with broad lapels, left open in front, as that worn by students at Eton College
A waist-length black jacket that has wide lapels and is cut square at the hips.
Origin of Eton jacketAfter Eton, College, England.
(plural Eton jackets)
- (slang) a mess jacket
Named after Eton, a prestigious college in England, where it was part of the uniform.