Entry from British & World English dictionary
A vest made of a meshed fabric, typically worn by men as underwear.
- There's much more to the whole business than a string vest, three huge sweaters, and an oilskin.
- She changed into black cargo pants, a sturdy pair of black trainer-type shoes, a purple string vest and tied a black sweater around her waist.
- I suggested we hire a balding midget, put him in a string vest and trousers, give him a water pistol and wedge him into the air ducts.
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