re·​vers ri-ˈvir How to pronounce revers (audio)
plural revers ri-ˈvirz How to pronounce revers (audio)
: a lapel especially on a woman's garment

Word History


French, literally, reverse, from Middle French, from revers, adjective

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of revers was in 1831

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Cite this Entry

“Revers.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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