A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (clothing)
a. vest (of a suit)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Es mejor llevar el reloj de bolsillo con un chaleco.Ideally, you should wear a pocket watch with a vest.
b. waistcoat (of a suit) (United Kingdom)
Los chalecos volvieron a estar de moda.Waistcoats are back in fashion.
c. sweater vest (wool)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mi abuelo siempre lleva un chaleco.My grandfather always wears a sweater vest.
d. sleeveless jumper (wool) (United Kingdom)
Los chalecos son perfectos cuando no hace ni frío ni calor.Sleeveless jumpers are perfect when it's neither hot nor cold.
e. sleeveless jacket (quilted)
Un chaleco te permite mover los brazos y te mantiene caliente.A sleeveless jacket allows you to move your arms and keeps you warm.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. waistcoat (United Kingdom)
b. vest
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
2. (de punto)
a. tank top
chaleco antibalasbullet-proof vest
chaleco de fuerzastraitjacket
chaleco salvavidaslife-jacket
[de traje] waistcoat; vest; (EEUU) [de lana] sleeveless pullover
a chaleco (Centroamérica) (México) by hook or by crook
quedar como chaleco de mono (S. Cone) to lose one's credibility
chaleco antibalas bulletproof vest
chaleco de fuerza (Latinoamérica) straitjacket
chaleco de seguridad (Automóviles) reflective safety vest
chaleco salvavidas life jacket; life preserver; (EEUU)
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