Mae West

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Mae West

 (mā′ wĕst′)
n. Slang
An inflatable, vestlike life preserver.

[After Mae Westthe appearance of the inflated vest being humorously compared to the actress's large bust .]

mae west

(meɪ)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) slang an inflatable life jacket, esp as issued to the US armed forces for emergency use
[C20: after Mae West, 1892–1980, American actress, renowned for her generous bust]

Mae′ West′


n.
an inflatable life jacket used esp. during World War II.
[1935–40; after Mae West, full-bosomed U.S. comic actress]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mae West - United States film actress (1892-1980)Mae West - United States film actress (1892-1980)
2.Mae West - an inflatable life jacketMae West - an inflatable life jacket    
cork jacket, life jacket, life vest - life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable design
Translations

Mae West

[ˈmeɪˈwest] N (Aer) (hum) → chaleco m salvavidas

mae west

n (hum)Schwimmweste f