vestee

noun

vest·​ee ve-ˈstē How to pronounce vestee (audio)
1
: dickey
especially : one made to resemble a vest
2

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, 15 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of vestee was in 1915

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“Vestee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vestee. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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