morning coat


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Examples of morning coat in a Sentence

The groom wore a morning coat.
Recent Examples on the Web 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, "The American Scion Who Secured British Neutrality in the U.S. Civil War," 16 Jan. 2020 Instead, he's chosen to wear the traditional British morning coat. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Why Jack Brooksbank Wore Something Very Different on His Wedding Day from Prince Harry," 12 Oct. 2018 For his part, Nadal wore what appeared to be an all-gray take on a morning suit, complete with a waistcoat and morning coat. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Rafael Nadal Weds His Longtime Girlfriend Mery "Xisca" Perelló in Mallorca," 21 Oct. 2019 In contrast, Meghan and Harry’s invitation welcomed men to wear military uniforms, morning coats, or lounge suits, Town & Country reports. Janine Puhak, Fox News, "Princess Eugenie’s wedding dress code reportedly stricter than Meghan Markle’s," 16 Sep. 2018 Back in May, the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex requested that women attend their nuptials in day dresses and hats, while the men were given the more flexible option of either uniforms, morning coats, or lounge suits. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Princess Eugenie's Wedding to Jack Brooksbank Comes With a Different Dress Code to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Big Day," 14 Sep. 2018 She was prevented from falling by the steadying arm of new husband Harry, who wore a morning coat and a blue tie that matched his bride's dress. Maria Puente, USA TODAY, "Duchess Meghan is mocked for wearing baggy dress to family wedding," 18 June 2018 Meghan Markle stepped out with her new husband for the Prince of Wales’ 70th Birthday Patronage, a garden party affair held at Buckingham Palace that had her father-in-law and Harry both sporting morning coats. Booth Moore, The Hollywood Reporter, "Meghan Markle Steps Out in White Pantyhose for First Public Outing as a Royal," 22 May 2018 Beckham wore a charcoal gray wool morning coat and pants with a higher vest to the royal ceremony at Windsor Castle. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "Why Debut a Collection on the Runway When You Could Do It at the Royal Wedding?," 19 May 2018

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First Known Use of morning coat

1678, in the meaning defined above

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“Morning coat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of morning coat

: a type of formal black coat worn by men with some suits

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