Definition of matinee jacket in English:

matinee jacket

noun

British
  • A baby's knitted jacket.

    ‘I have finished knitting the little matinee jacket and matching cap’
    • ‘I have a matinee jacket pattern that I knitted up earlier in the summer.’
    • ‘The set is a very full lacy matinee jacket with a matching bonnet.’
    • ‘The loveliest little matinee jacket for a baby can be made of thin silk trimmed with Italian quilting.’
    • ‘It was a beautifully knitted white matinee jacket.’
    • ‘Agnes was busy sewing together the pieces of a baby's matinee jacket.’
    • ‘Charlotte unfolded a little matinee jacket, yellowed and matted.’
    • ‘She tore the wrapping from a package and lifted out a tiny white hand-knitted matinee jacket.’
    • ‘He was dressed in a baby's bonnet and matinee jacket.’
    • ‘Jennifer unwrapped the pale blue tissue paper to find a most exquisite white matinee jacket with a blue silk ribbon tie.’
    • ‘The hospital sent out a list of all the baby clothing we required to take to the hospital, which included four long nightgowns and four matinee jackets.’
    • ‘He grows out of the matinée jackets people knitted for him.’
    • ‘Teri wondered if babies still wore white matinée jackets knitted by their grandmas.’