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  1. West, Mae Westnoun

    United States film actress (1892-1980)

  2. Mae West, air jacketnoun

    an inflatable life jacket


  1. Mae Westnoun

    Nickname for a type of life jacket used by Allied forces in World War II having an inflatable rubber bag on the chest of the wearer.

  2. Etymology: Named after the actress and sex symbol Mae West, who was well known during the war. The inflatable front was taken to be like her busty figure.


  1. mae west

    Mae West was a renowned American actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, comedian and sex symbol who was active in the entertainment industry from the early 1900s to the 1970s. She was known for her bawdy double entendres and was often controversial due to her open and candid views on sex. She is also known for the expression "Come up and see me sometime". Aside from her entertainment career, the term "Mae West" is also used in reference to a type of inflatable life jacket, named so because of its resemblance to her curvaceous figure.


  1. Mae West

    Mary Jane West, known as Mae West, was an American actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven decades. Known for her bawdy double entendres, West made a name for herself in vaudeville and on the stage in New York before moving to Hollywood to become a comedienne, actress and writer in the motion picture industry. In consideration of her contributions to American cinema, the American Film Institute named West 15th among the greatest female stars of all time. One of the more controversial movie stars of her day, West encountered many problems, including censorship. When her cinematic career ended, she continued to perform on stage, in Las Vegas, in the United Kingdom, on radio and television, and recorded rock and roll albums. She used the alias Jane Mast early in her career.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mae west in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mae west in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of mae west in a Sentence

  1. Mike Lange:

    He gave more moves than Mae West!


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