U.S. Air Force. an armored garment made of steel plates covered by a padded fabric, designed to protect vital parts of the body from shrapnel.
a protective vest, especially one that is bulletproof.
a reinforced sleeveless jacket for protection against gunfire or shrapnel worn by soldiers, policemen, etc
A bulletproof vest or other protective garment for the chest: the flak jacket Oiler QB Dan Pastorini wore last year/ Nebraska officials said that Berringer, who was wearing a flak jacket, was not in pain but was held out in the second half
[1950s+; fr the protective jacket worn by aircrew members in WWII]
noun, U.S. Air Force. 1. a suit of two or more padded armored garments designed to protect the body from shrapnel.
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- Flaky pastry
noun 1. a rich pastry in the form of very thin layers, used for making pies, small cakes, etc
[flam] /flæm/ Informal. noun 1. a deception or trick. 2. a falsehood; lie. verb (used with or without object), flammed, flamming. 3. to deceive; delude; cheat. [flam] /flæm/ noun 1. a drumbeat consisting of two notes in quick succession, with the accent on the second. /flæm/ noun 1. a falsehood, deception, or sham 2. nonsense; […]