revers

[ ri-veer, -vair ]
/ rɪˈvɪər, -ˈvɛər /
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noun, plural re·vers [ri-veerz, -vairz] /rɪˈvirz, -ˈvɛərz/.

a part of a garment turned back to show the lining or facing, as a lapel.
a trimming simulating such a part.
the facing used.

Nearby words

  1. reverent,
  2. reverential,
  3. reverentially,
  4. reverently,
  5. reverie,
  6. reversal,
  7. reversal film,
  8. reversal plate,
  9. reversal process,
  10. reverse

Also revere.

Origin of revers

Borrowed into English from French around 1865–70

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British Dictionary definitions for revers

revers

/ (rɪˈvɪə) /

noun plural -vers (-ˈvɪəz)

(usually plural) the turned-back lining of part of a garment, esp of a lapel or cuff

Word Origin for revers

C19: from French, literally: reverse

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