flak vest


Definition of flak vest

  1. :  a special jacket that is worn by soldiers, police officers, etc., for protection against bullets or exploding shells

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  antiaircraft guns

    :  the bursting shells fired from flak

    :  criticism, opposition

  1. :  a sleeveless garment for the upper body usually worn over a shirt

    :  a protective usually sleeveless garment (such as a life preserver) that extends to the waist

    :  an insulated sleeveless waist-length garment often worn under or in place of a coat

  1. :  to grant or endow with a particular authority, right, or property

    :  to place or give into the possession or discretion of some person or authority

    :  to give to a person a legally fixed immediate right of present or future enjoyment of (such as an estate)

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to criticize severely

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