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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.]

tux·e′doed adj.
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(Clothing & Fashion) wearing a tuxedo
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tuxedoed - dressed in a tuxedotuxedoed - dressed in a tuxedo; "a tuxedoed gentleman"
clad, clothed - wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination; "clothed and in his right mind"- Bible; "proud of her well-clothed family"; "nurses clad in white"; "white-clad nurses"
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