morning coat

noun

Examples of morning coat in a Sentence

The groom wore a morning coat.
Recent Examples on the Web Only William and Harry wore military uniforms; the others wore morning coat and dark formal dress. Emily Burack, Town & Country, 17 Sep. 2022 Jonas matched his wife in a white morning coat styled with silver necklaces and black trousers. Glamour, 2 May 2022 The future king originally purchased the suit, which includes a morning coat, in 1984 from the brand Anderson & Sheppard. Annie Goldsmith, Town & Country, 15 June 2021 The congregation will wear masks for the service and members of the royal family will wear day dress or morning coat with medals. Maria Puente, USA TODAY, 15 Apr. 2021 Maurice Dancer, dressed in a black morning coat, stood with perfect posture at the concierge desk, behind a shield of plexiglass. Jennifer Gonnerman, The New Yorker, 15 Mar. 2021 And every March, the doctor donned a morning coat and joined a select group of guests in watching the St. Patrick’s Day parade from the mansion’s terrace — until the city shortened the route a decade ago. Dan Barry, New York Times, 13 Mar. 2021 Torn between a crisp navy-and-gold lace suit or a severe black morning coat, Charles Francis Adams fretted over his first day of work. Sara Georgini, Smithsonian Magazine, 16 Jan. 2020 Instead, he's chosen to wear the traditional British morning coat. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, 12 Oct. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1678, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of morning coat was in 1678

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“Morning coat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morning%20coat. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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