morning coat


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morning coat

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a cutaway frock coat, part of morning dress. Also called: tail coat or swallow-tailed coat
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.morning coat - a man's full-dress jacket with two long tapering tails at the backmorning coat - a man's full-dress jacket with two long tapering tails at the back
dress suit, full dress, tail coat, tailcoat, tails, white tie and tails, white tie - formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men
jacket - a short coat
morning dress - formal attire for men during the daytime
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He dressed neatly, but his morning coat was badly made, and his picturesque felt hat was too old.
He was dressed like any other ordinary gentleman, in a loose grey morning coat and waistcoat, and white trousers; and had his watch in his fob, and his money in his pockets: which he rattled as if he were very proud of it.
A tall, handsome man, with superb whiskers, wearing a velvet morning coat and a brilliant watch chain, approached Miss Miller, looking sharply at her companion.
Of course, the President later rowed back on this point - but back across the Atlantic, diplomatic niceties will be packed away in a box along with his swallow-tailed morning coat.
"To the people who accepted and supported me as a symbol, I express my heartfelt thanks," Akihito, wearing a Western-style morning coat, said at a brief abdication ceremony in the Imperial Palace's Matsu no ma, or Hall of Pine.
Akihito wore a Western morning coat when he became emperor in January 1989.
Female guests are required to wear day dress and hats, while male guests may only wear their morning coat.
The invitations, made using American ink on English card and printed by Barnard and Westwood, also reveal the dress code for guests attending the wedding ceremony - uniform, morning coat or lounge suit, or day dress with a hat.
A spotlight finds him again, standing in the back of the house, resplendent in morning coat, reasserting that this really is "him."
Similarly, Arthur found that top hat and morning coat were "already obsolete" (OMR 112).