lapel lapel  /lə ˈpɛl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) lap at the front of a coat; continuation of the coat collar

Usage(s):

  1. In his lapel he wore a Confederate-flag pin.
  2. An impeccable dresser, he almost always wore a fresh orchid in his lapel; when visiting desert countries, he had the flowers shipped in daily.
  3. Liberals think lapel pins are fine if they inspire Americans to struggle to realize the nation's promise.

News

  1. New video released in case of man driving while having sex

    The lapel camera video from a bizarre car crash that made national headlines has been released.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KOAT Albuquerque

  2. Lapel’s Class of 2013 graduates

    The class of 2013 received their diplomas Saturday night at commencement for Lapel High School. Visit our galleries page for photos from the evening's exercises, and look for more photos in today's print edition of The Herald Bulletin.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Herald Bulletin

  3. Lapel students donate money for new fire station

    The Lapel Stony Creek Township Fire Department is working toward building a new fire station, and Lapel Elementary students have helped them get a little closer to that goal.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Herald Bulletin

Quotes

  1. British Airways chief executive Willie Walsh said: "Most of those consulted felt that a lapel pin was an acceptable and reasonable option. For the majority of our staff, this was the preferred option. However, some respondents believed that limiting...
    on Oct 16, 2006 By: Willie Walsh Source: Christian Post

  2. Obama said Thursday that he stopped wearing one shortly after the Sept. 11 attacks, telling reporters at a campaign stop in Iowa that "I probably haven't worn a flag pin in a very long time. After a while, I noticed people wearing a lapel pin and...
    on Oct 5, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  3. "Not a day has gone by in the last 60 years when you have not worn the Club badge on either your lapel, tie or overalls," Hamilton said. "You have been the ultimate ambassador and utterly dedicated and loyal to the BRDC and all that it stands...
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Lewis Hamilton Source: SkySports

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