waistcoat

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waist·coat

 (wĕs′kĭt, wāst′kōt′)
n.
1. A garment formerly worn by men under a doublet.
2. Chiefly British A short, sleeveless, collarless garment worn especially over a shirt and often under a suit jacket; a vest.

waist′coat′ed adj.

waistcoat

(ˈweɪsˌkəʊt)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a sleeveless waist-length garment with buttons at the front, often worn under a suit jacket. US, Canadian, and Austral name: vest
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a man's garment worn under a doublet in the 16th century
ˈwaistˌcoated adj

waist•coat

(ˈwɛs kət, ˈweɪstˌkoʊt)

n.
1. Chiefly Brit. vest (def. 1).
2. an 18th-century garment for women that is similar to a man's vest, usu. worn with a riding habit.
3. a man's body garment, often quilted and embroidered and having sleeves, worn under the doublet in the 16th and 17th centuries.
[1510–20]
waist′coat•ed, adj.

waistcoat

vest
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.waistcoat - a man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coatwaistcoat - a man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat
bulletproof vest - a vest capable of resisting the impact of a bullet
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
three-piece suit - a business suit consisting of a jacket and vest and trousers
Translations
صُدْرَهصَدْرِيَّة
vesta
vest
liivi
prsluk
vesti
ウエストコート
조끼
telovnik
väst
เสื้อกั๊ก
áo gi-lê

waistcoat

[ˈweɪskəʊt] N (Brit) → chaleco m

waistcoat

[ˈweɪskəʊt ˈwɛskət] n (British)gilet m

waistcoat

[ˈweɪsˌkəʊt] npanciotto, gilè m inv

waist

(weist) noun
1. (the measurement round) the narrow part of the human body between the ribs and hips. She has a very small waist.
2. the narrow middle part of something similar, eg a violin, guitar etc.
3. the part of an article of clothing which goes round one's waist. Can you take in the waist of these trousers?
ˈwaisted adjective
shaped to fit round the waist. a waisted jacket.
waistband (ˈweisbӕnd) noun
the part of a pair of trousers, skirt etc which goes round the waist. The waistband of this skirt is too tight.
waistcoat (ˈweiskəut) noun
(American vest) a short, usually sleeveless jacket worn immediately under the outer jacket. a three-piece suit consists of trousers, jacket and waistcoat.

waistcoat

صَدْرِيَّة vesta vest Weste γιλέκο chaleco liivi gilet prsluk gilet ウエストコート 조끼 vest vest kamizelka colete жилет väst เสื้อกั๊ก yelek áo gi-lê 马甲
References in classic literature ?
As I purpose to show in the sequel whether the white waistcoated gentleman was right or not, I should perhaps mar the interest of this narrative (supposing it to possess any at all), if I ventured to hint just yet, whether the life of Oliver Twist had this violent termination or no.
As we're ushered in to the Great Hall, the welcome couldn't be warmer, both from the waistcoated doorman who takes our bags, and the log fire that's roaring in the ornate marble fireplace.
Being good at snooker used to be a sign of a wasted youth - that's unless you were really good, when it became a sign of a waistcoated youth.
A waistcoated Steve immediately came over to chat to the jubilant fans and the whole encounter was caught on camera.
I have the answer - because she recently stepped inside the "gaming salon" on a certain cruise ship, welcomed by an honour guard of waistcoated croupiers.
In both cases their appearance on the course had the same effect on the markets as the presentation at the hencoop of the card of an immaculately waistcoated Mr Fox.
A recent refurbishment gives the interior a very welcoming look - mirrored by the smart waistcoated waiters who are from the old-school of the service industry.
However, since the narrative voice has previously indicated in the earlier passage a means by which the reader can process the opinion of the waistcoated gentleman, a second monitoring becomes unnecessary.