Definition of revers in English:


Syllabification: re·vers
Pronunciation: /riˈvi(ə)r, -ˈve(ə)r

noun (plural same )

  • The turned-back edge of a garment revealing the undersurface, especially at the lapel.
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    • For the judges, the robes are mainly black, though they have broad red satin revers and cuffs.
    • The revers of the hood are covered in black velvet.
    • In a 1920s suit that is featured in the exhibition, the white lining of the black jacket extends to the revers, or lapel facings, a typical Chanel detail that was taken from men's military uniforms.


mid 19th century: from French, literally 'reverse'.

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