Meaning of vestee in English:


Pronunciation /ˌvɛˈstiː/


  • 1North American dated A decorative piece of material showing at the neckline of a woman's dress or blouse, especially one intended to seem part of another garment worn underneath.

    ‘an old-fashioned dress with an elaborate lace vestee’
    • ‘These parades are very attractive: there are Rottweilers dancing to the country music in stylish disguises in front of its owner, vital grannies skipping with their mongrels, funky girls in funky-disco uniforms with their funky ridgebacks, or ladies in costumes and vestees with their cheery border collies.’
    • ‘Made by Demoline at a cost of $400 each, the uniforms will come with two vestees for changing the band's look as needed, according to Mr. Kenneth Bodiford, director.’
    1. 1.1A piece of clothing, designed to be worn under a jacket, that simulates the front of a waistcoat or similar garment.