smoking jacket
noun Date: 1870 a loose-fitting jacket or short robe for wear at home

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • smoking jacket — smoking .jacket n a formal jacket that men wore after dinner in the past …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • smoking jacket — smoking ,jacket noun count a loose jacket made of soft expensive cloth, worn at home by men in the past …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • smoking jacket — n. a man s lounging jacket for wear at home …   English World dictionary

  • Smoking jacket — A smoking jacket is an item of clothing, now relatively rare, specifically designed for the purposes of smoking tobacco, usually in the form of pipes and cigars. Styles vary; the classic smoking jacket is a waist length jacket made of velvet… …   Wikipedia

  • smoking jacket — noun a man s soft jacket usually with a tie belt; worn at home (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑lounging jacket • Hypernyms: ↑loungewear * * * noun, pl ⋯ ets [count] : a loose jacket or robe worn especially in the past by men at home * * * ˈsmoking jacket [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • smoking jacket — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms smoking jacket : singular smoking jacket plural smoking jackets a loose jacket made of soft expensive cloth, worn at home by men in the past …   English dictionary

  • smoking jacket — noun A mens jacket designed to be worn while smoking tobacco, typically made of soft fabric with a tie belt See Also: dinner jacket …   Wiktionary

  • smoking jacket — noun a man s comfortable jacket, typically made of velvet, formerly worn while smoking after dinner …   English new terms dictionary

  • smoking-jacket — n. an ornamental jacket formerly worn by men while smoking …   Useful english dictionary

  • smoking jacket — a loose fitting jacket for men, often of a heavy fabric and trimmed with braid, worn indoors, esp. as a lounging jacket. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

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