Jerkin vs. Sweatshirt

Jerkin vs. Sweatshirt — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Jerkin and Sweatshirt

Jerkinnoun

A close-fitting, hip-length, collarless jacket having no sleeves but often extended shoulders, belted and worn over a doublet by men especially in the 1500s.

Sweatshirtnoun

A usually long-sleeved, collarless pullover made traditionally of heavy cotton jersey that is napped on the interior, sometimes having a hood.

Jerkinnoun

A short, close-fitting, often sleeveless coat or jacket, usually of leather.

Sweatshirtnoun

A zippered jacket of a similar material and design.

Jerkinnoun

(historical) A type of men's garment popular in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries: a close-fitting collarless jacket, with or without sleeves.

Sweatshirtnoun

A loose shirt, usually made of a knit fleece, for athletic wear and now often used as casual apparel.

Jerkinnoun

A sleeveless jacket, usually leather; a long waistcoat.

Sweatshirtnoun

A shirt worn against the skin, usually under other clothing, to absorb sweat.

Jerkinnoun

a tight sleeveless and collarless jacket (often made of leather) worn by men in former times

Sweatshirtnoun

cotton knit pullover with long sleeves worn during athletic activity