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Definition of Lapel

Lapel

  1. That part of a garment which is turned back; specifically, the lap, or fold, of the front of a coat in continuation of collar.

Lapel Quotations

Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: 'I'm with you kid. Let's go.'
Maya Angelou

She plucked from my lapel the invisible strand of lint (the universal act of woman to proclaim ownership).
O. Henry

I had the humble beginnings. I was doing comedy in laundry mats in 1992, literally where I would bring a little gorilla amp and a lapel mike and just start performing.
Dane Cook

The end of 'City Lights' makes me cry every time I see it - when Charlie Chaplin walks by the shop window and the once-blind girl brings him a flower and pins it to his lapel.
Emma Stone

There's a certain elitism that has crept into the attitudes of some in journalism, and it played out perfectly over the issue of these little American flag lapel pins.
Brit Hume
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Lapel Translations

lapel in German is Aufschlag {m}, Rockaufschlag
lapel in Norwegian is jakkeslag
lapel in Spanish is solapa