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



BrE BrE//ˈweɪskəʊt//
; NAmE usually NAmE//ˈweskət//
, also NAmE//ˈweɪskoʊt//
(British English) (North American English vest) Clothes
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a short piece of clothing with buttons down the front but no sleeves, usually worn over a shirt and under a jacket, often forming part of a man’s suit He always wore a brightly-coloured waistcoat under his dark grey suit. He took a gold watch out of his waistcoat pocket. See related entries: Clothes
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