Definition of revers in English:


Pronunciation /rəˈvir/ /rəˈvɪr/ /rēˈvir/ /riˈvɪr/ /rəˈver/ /rəˈvɛr/ /rēˈver/ /riˈvɛr/

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  • The turned-back edge of a garment revealing the undersurface, especially at the lapel.

    ‘he wore a black silk dressing gown, with crimson revers’
    • ‘For the judges, the robes are mainly black, though they have broad red satin revers and cuffs.’
    • ‘The revers of the hood are covered in black velvet.’
    • ‘In a 1920s suit that is featured in the exhibition, the white lining of the black jacket extends to the revers, or lapel facings, a typical Chanel detail that was taken from men's military uniforms.’


Mid 19th century from French, literally ‘reverse’.