dinner jacket

noun
|Updated on: 14 Jun 2018

Definition of dinner jacket

: a jacket for formal evening wear

dinner-jacketed

play \-ˈja-kə-təd\ adjective

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First Known Use of dinner jacket

1891

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Definition of dinner jacket for English Language Learners

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


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