body armournoun [ U ]UK US body armor uk /ˈbɒd.i ˌɑː.mər/ us /ˈbɑː.di ˌɑːr.mɚ/
Examples from literature
- Give him another steel cap, and full body armour.
- The body armour I don't so much mind, now that I am fairly in the saddle.
- The question of body armour for the troops, it is stated, is still under consideration by the authorities.
- They have no horsemen or body armour, but use darts and spears, barbed with many poisonous fangs, and several kinds of arrows, as with us.