Meaning of “waistcoat” in the English Dictionary

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"waistcoat" in British English

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waistcoatnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈweɪs.kəʊt/ /ˈwes.kət/ us /ˈwes.kət/ /ˈweɪs.koʊt/ UK US vest

a piece of clothing that covers the upper body but not the arms and usually has buttons down the front, worn over a shirt

(Definition of “waistcoat” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)