dinner jacket
noun Date: 1891 a jacket for formal evening wear • dinner-jacketed adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dinner jacket — dinner jackets also dinner jacket N COUNT A dinner jacket is a jacket, usually black, worn by men for formal social events. [BRIT] (in AM, use tuxedo) …   English dictionary

  • dinner jacket — dinner .jacket n BrE a black or white jacket worn by men on very formal occasions, usually with a ↑bow tie …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dinner jacket — dinner ,jacket noun count a man s black or white jacket worn on formal occasions: TUXEDO …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dinner jacket — ► NOUN ▪ a man s short jacket without tails, worn with a bow tie for formal evening occasions …   English terms dictionary

  • dinner jacket — n. a tuxedo jacket …   English World dictionary

  • dinner jacket — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms dinner jacket : singular dinner jacket plural dinner jackets a man s black or white jacket worn on formal occasions …   English dictionary

  • dinner-jacket — see dinner jacket …   English dictionary

  • dinner jacket — noun a) A jacket, often white, corresponding to a tuxedo jacket. b) What the US terms a tuxedo, nearly always in black …   Wiktionary

  • dinner jacket — noun a man s short jacket without tails, typically a black one, worn with a bow tie for formal evening occasions …   English new terms dictionary

  • dinner jacket — noun (C) BrE a black or white jacket (1) worn by men on very formal occasions, usually with a bow tie (1); tuxedo (1) AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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