Meaning of waistcoat
Pronunciation: (wes'kut, wāst'kōt"), [key]
- vest (def. 1).
- an 18th-century garment for women that is similar to a man's vest, usually worn with a riding habit.
- a man's body garment, often quilted and embroidered and having sleeves, worn under the doublet in the 16th and 17th centuries.
- waistcoat (Thesaurus)