life vest

noun

Examples of life vest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And the safety briefing on how to use oxygen masks and life vests? Bobby Laurie, Condé Nast Traveler, 7 Feb. 2024 Park was sporting a life vest during their first Zoom meeting, a sign of her love of all things nautical. Brent Lang, Variety, 21 Jan. 2024 Hilary, Lloyd's wife, told the humane society that the pug was wearing an orange life vest at the time of the incident. Abigail Adams, Peoplemag, 28 Nov. 2023 Along with a Barbie doll, this set comes with a plastic boat that can fit up to three dolls, Barbie’s pet puppy, and some additional accessories, including Barbie’s life vest. Maya Polton, Parents, 7 Nov. 2023 All passengers aboard the catamaran were wearing life vests, the RBPF said, according to the Associated Press.. The RBPF did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment. Abigail Adams, Peoplemag, 15 Nov. 2023 Functional life vests onboard also contributed to their quick rescue. Christina Coulter, Fox News, 23 Oct. 2023 Today’s PFDs are safer than traditional life vests. Ben Romans, Field & Stream, 21 Sep. 2023 He was accompanied by security personnel with life vests layered over their navy blue suits. Callie Holtermann, New York Times, 20 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of life vest was in 1848

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“Life vest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/life%20vest. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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