tailcoat


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tail·coat

(tāl′kōt′)
n.
A black coat worn for formal occasions and having a long rounded and split tail. Also called swallowtail, swallow-tailed coat.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tailcoat - formalwear consisting of full evening dress for mentailcoat - formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men
evening clothes, evening dress, eveningwear, formalwear - attire to wear on formal occasions in the evening
morning coat, swallowtail, swallow-tailed coat - a man's full-dress jacket with two long tapering tails at the back
Translations

tailcoat

[ˈteɪlkəʊt] Nfrac m

tailcoat

tail coat [ˈteɪlkəʊt] nqueue f de pietail end n
[season, conversation] → fin f
[procession] → queue f
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At these reunions I had to play the part of host--to meet and entertain fat mercantile parvenus who were impossible by reason of their rudeness and braggadocio, colonels of various kinds, hungry authors, and journalistic hacks-- all of whom disported themselves in fashionable tailcoats and pale yellow gloves, and displayed such an aggregate of conceit and gasconade as would be unthinkable even in St.
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The tailcoat is the traditional costume of the magician, who is the artist's alter ego.
Wearing the traditional tailcoat and white bow tie of the Turkish speaker, he also called for respect of Turkey's secular traditions as set out by its modern founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
Lambeth covers patterns for human-form puppets, but she includes a chapter on nonhuman forms and puppets with multiple or no arms and legs (the tailcoat for a spider is particularly cute and effective).
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He was aided by the presence of Richard Sidaway, a tenor opera singer, who spent the entire concert standing stock-still at the back of the stage in formal white tie, complete with tailcoat EoAC" the most unique backing singer we've ever seen and the subject of much discussion among the audience after the concert.
A bride and groom with the likeness of Prince William in a classic tailcoat and Kate Middleton in a flowing white wedding gown visited various media offices yesterday with a wedding cake.