vest·​ee | \ ve-ˈstē How to pronounce vestee (audio) \

Definition of vestee

1 : dickey especially : one made to resemble a vest

Examples of vestee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wolfe, presumably with hands in pockets, has pulled his pale jacket back to reveal the famed vestee, the wide damask tie skewered with a fancy cravat pin, pocket handkerchief fanning open like a magnolia in bloom. Hamish Bowles, Vogue, "Tom Wolfe: Remembering the Iconic Style of “The Man in the White Suit”," 15 May 2018

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First Known Use of vestee

1915, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Vestee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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