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noun. ['ləˈpɛl'] lap at the front of a coat; continuation of the coat collar.
Rhymes with Lapel
Sentences with lapel
1. Noun, singular or mass
Boutonnieres are one or two blossoms of flowers to be worn on the left lapel of his jacket.
Give your secret sister a cross necklace, earrings or lapel pin.
Quotes about lapel
1. I want to grow a flower for every time someone tells me “F you.” Then I’ll go back to that person and pin the flower on their *lapel in a gesture of friendship. And while they are looking down on it in astonishment, I’ll bunch up my knuckles and punch them in the face.
- Jarod Kintz, I Want Two apply for a job at our country's largest funeral home, and then wear a suit and noose to the job interview.
2. Claire was struggling through last summer’s diary volume when Myrnin popped in through the portal, wearing a big floppy black hat and a kind of crazy/stylish pimp coat that covered him from neck to ankles, black leather gloves, and a black and silver walking stick with a dragon’s head on it. And, on his lapel was a button that said, If you can read this, thank a teacher.
- Rachel Caine, Fade Out