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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.
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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
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Translations

tailcoat

[ˈteɪlkəʊt] Nfrac m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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.
Mr Howarth said: "That is something I will think about if I am for tunate enough to be elected, although I definitely will not be wearing tailcoats!"
It has already been heralded as the most stylish wedding in modern times, with ladies in glittering evening dresses and men in tailcoats.
Local menswear experts Carl Stuart also did a bit of a rescue act, agreeing to kit out a trio of girls who need to be dressed to kill in bowler hats and tailcoats.
Mr Howarth said: "That is something I will think about if I am fortunate enough to be elected, although I definitely will not be wearing tailcoats!"
. IN a photo withdrawn from public view, 10 young men wearing exquisitely made tailcoats stand in an Oxford quad, ready for a night of fine dining and drinking.
The time-warp uniform consists of black tailcoats and waistcoat, pin-stripe trousers, winged collars and white bow-tie.
Designed to fit like a glove, the suits varied between monochrome three pieces to those that blurred the lines between blazers and tailcoats.
It has a strict "white tie and decorations" dress code that means tailcoats for gentlemen and full-length gowns for the ladies.
Here are two types of ankara jacket: the short jacket and the long one (also known as tailcoats).