revers

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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

Dictionary Entries Near revers

Cite this Entry

“Revers.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/revers. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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