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dinner jacket

dinner jacket

noun

: a jacket that is worn by men on formal occasions : the jacket of a tuxedo

Full Definition of DINNER JACKET

:  a jacket for formal evening wear
din·ner–jac·ket·ed \-ˈja-kə-təd\ adjective

First Known Use of DINNER JACKET

1891

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