life vest
noun Date: 1939 life jacket

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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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 — 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: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   Australian English 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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