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n. pl. tux·e·dos or tux·e·does
1. A dress jacket, usually black with satin or grosgrain lapels, worn for formal or semiformal occasions. Also called dinner jacket.
2. A complete outfit including this jacket, trousers usually with a silken stripe down the side, a bow tie, and often a cummerbund.
[Short for Tuxedo coat, after a country club at Tuxedo Park, a village of southeast New York.]
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n, pl -dos
(Clothing & Fashion) the usual US and Canadian name for dinner jacket Often shortened to: tux
[C19: named after a country club in Tuxedo Park, New York]
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n., pl. -dos.
1. Also called dinner jacket. a man's jacket for semiformal evening dress, traditionally of black or dark blue color and characteristically having satin or grosgrain facing on the lapels.
2. the complete semiformal outfit, including this jacket, dark trousers, often with silk stripes down the sides, a bow tie, and usu. a cummerbund.
[1885–90, Amer.; short for Tuxedo coat, after country club at Tuxedo Park, N.Y.]
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A men’s dinner jacket.
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tuxedo[tʌkˈsiːdəʊ] n (US) → smoking m
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tuxedo[tʌkˈsiːdəʊ] n (Am) → smoking m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
tuxedo→ بَذْلَةٌ رَسْمِيَّةٌ لِلسَّهْرة smoking smoking Smoking σμόκιν esmoquin smokki smoking smoking smoking タキシード 턱시도 smoking smoking smoking smoking смокинг smoking ชุดทักซิโด้ smokin áo tuxedo 男士晚礼服
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