- (British, America) IPA: /ləˈpɛl/
lapel (plural lapels)
- Each of the two triangular pieces of cloth on a suit which are folded back below the throat, leaving a triangular opening between.
- 1907, Robert William Chambers, chapter I, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326 ↗:
- His sister, Mrs. Gerard, stood there in carriage gown and sables, radiant with surprise. ¶ “Phil ! You ! Exactly like you, Philip, to come strolling in from the antipodes—dear fellow !” recovering from the fraternal embrace and holding both lapels of his coat in her gloved hands.
- French: revers, colbac (familiar)
- German: Revers; Klappe; Aufschlag, Jackenaufschlag, Mantelaufschlag, Rockaufschlag
- Italian: risvolto
- Portuguese: lapela
- Russian: отворо́т
- Spanish: solapa