an inflatable yellow or orange life jacket for emergency use, especially by sailors or by airplane pilots in flights over water.
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Origin of Mae West
1935–40; after MaeWest, full-bosomed U.S. comic actress
Words nearby Mae West
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British Dictionary definitions for Mae West
/ (meɪ) /
slang an inflatable life jacket, esp as issued to the US armed forces for emergency use
Word Origin for mae west
C20: after Mae West, 1892–1980, American actress, renowned for her generous bust
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