Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “lapel”

See all translations

lapel

noun [C]  /ləˈpel/ us  
a strip of cloth that is attached to the collar and front opening of a jacket or similar piece of clothing and is folded back over it: wide lapels
Translations of “lapel”
in Korean 옷깃…
in Arabic ثَنية صَدر السُترة…
in French revers…
in Turkish klapa, yaka…
in Italian risvolto…
in Chinese (Traditional) (西服上衣或外套的)翻領…
in Russian лацкан…
in Polish klapa…
in Spanish solapa…
in Portuguese lapela…
in German das Revers…
in Catalan solapa…
in Japanese えりの折り返し…
in Chinese (Simplified) (西服上衣或夹克的)翻领…
(Definition of lapel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of lapel?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “lapel” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

past participle

the form of a verb, usually made by adding -ed, used in some grammatical structures such as the passive and the present perfect

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More