Definition of gilet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

gilet

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈʒɪleɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʒɪleɪ//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈʒiːleɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʒiːleɪ//
 
 
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a light thick jacket without sleeves Word Origin late 19th cent.: French, ‘waistcoat’, from Spanish jileco, from Turkish yelek.
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