life vest

life vest
noun
life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable design
Syn: ↑life jacket, ↑cork jacket
Hypernyms: ↑life preserver, ↑preserver, ↑flotation device
Hyponyms: ↑Mae West, ↑air jacket

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noun
: a life preserver designed as a vestlike garment of buoyant or inflatable material — compare mae west

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life vest,
= life jacket. (Cf.life jacket)

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noun, pl ⋯ vests [count]
US :life jacket

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ˈlife vest [life vest] noun (NAmE)

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  • life vest — n AmE a ↑life jacket …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • life vest — life ,vest noun count a LIFE JACKET …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • life vest — vest that is made of buoyant material to keep a person afloat in water, life jacket …   English contemporary dictionary

  • life vest — /ˈlaɪf vɛst/ (say luyf vest) noun → life jacket …  

  • life vest — noun Date: 1939 life jacket …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • life vest. — See life jacket. [1910 15, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • life vest — noun Life jacket …   Wiktionary

  • life vest — noun (C) AmE a life jacket …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • life vest. — See life jacket. [1910 15, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • life jacket — or life vest n. a life preserver in the form of a sleeveless jacket or vest …   English World dictionary

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