Origin of lapeldiminutive of lap
either of the front parts of a coat, jacket, etc. folded back on the chest, forming a continuation of the collar
The part of a garment, such as a coat or jacket, that is an extension of the collar and folds back against the breast.
Origin of lapelFrom lap 1
- la·peled′ la·pelled′
From lap +"Ž -el (“diminutive suffix").
- If you are looking for something festive during the holiday season, consider wearing a brooch on your coat lapel or to secure a scarf.
- The official online shop of the Boy Scouts at Scout Stuff has a selection of Eagle Scout merchandise including a pack of jumbo emblems, award kits, bumper stickers, lapel pins and much more.
- Carrying the Total Comfort Big and Tall line by Ralph Lauren, these suit separates feature a single breasted lapel jacket and updated reverse pleats in the pants.
- Stick the pin into the bottom left corner of the stem and weave it back out of the lapel on the jacket, making sure the pin doesn't stick out or poke his skin.
- The shawl robe features a collar and lapel that is wider than other styles and makes a good choice for those who either prefer an open neck or, once the robe is closed, a complete and secure neck closure.