A short, sleeveless coat or garment for men, worn under the coat, extending no lower than the hips, and covering the waist; a vest.
A garment occasionally worn by women as a part of fashionable costume.
waistcoat in Danish is vest
waistcoat in Dutch is herenvest, vest
waistcoat in French is gilet
waistcoat in German is Weste
waistcoat in Norwegian is vest
waistcoat in Portuguese is colete
waistcoat in Spanish is chaleco