Definition of waistcoat in English:


Line breaks: waist|coat
Pronunciation: /ˈweɪs(t)kəʊt
, ˈwɛskɪt


A close-fitting waist-length garment, typically having no sleeves or collar and buttoning down the front, worn especially by men over a shirt and under a jacket.
More example sentences
  • The shirt and the leather waistcoat I'm wearing are what I had on when the crash happened.
  • The second man had black hair, and wore a waistcoat over a white shirt.
  • He dresses in immaculately pressed shalwar kameez and waistcoat - sheer Afghan chic.

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