- waist·coat·ed, adjective
- un·der·waist·coat, noun
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How to use waistcoat in a sentence
He wears his characteristic white shalwar kameez with a tattered gray waistcoat.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley | Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman | November 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A little gospel here, a little Chesterton there, a little waistcoat here.
At another point he forgot his waistcoat, and sent another man to look for it.
She took the podium in a black McQueen waistcoat embroidered with gold flowers and knee-high leather boots.
His dove gray waistcoat matched his jacket and Lillian decided his trousers were a hideous shade of yellowish-brown.
I broke right into his story and seized the lapel of his waistcoat as though he were my dearest friend.The Soldier of the Valley | Nelson Lloyd
From his waistcoat pocket he took a little silver convex mirror and surveyed himself critically therein.
Still kneeling, he drew from his waistcoat pocket a powerful lens contained in a washleather bag.
Rapidly he removed his reefer and his waistcoat, folded them, and placed them neatly beside his overall.
So I put on my life-saving waistcoat and blew it out; clapped my new gas-mask on my head and entered.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
British Dictionary definitions for waistcoat
a sleeveless waist-length garment with buttons at the front, often worn under a suit jacket: US, Canadian, and Austral name: vest
a man's garment worn under a doublet in the 16th century
- waistcoated, adjective
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