What does the word waistcoat mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A man's vest.

Usage examples for waistcoat

  1. She touched her eyes carefully with her handkerchief, but a live tear had fallen on the waistcoat. – The Happy Foreigner by Enid Bagnold
  2. He was drawing something from his waistcoat pocket. – An Amiable Charlatan by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. Kaskas, thinking the jeweller had been informed of the present that the fisher had made him, ingenuously replied, " I had ten of them, it is true; but some robbers whom I met on the road have carried off the other eight in the lining of my waistcoat, where I had concealed them." – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various