morning coat


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Examples of morning coat in a Sentence

The groom wore a morning coat.

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Men attending the upcoming royal wedding are only given the single option of a morning coat this time around—the super formal style of jacket with knee length tails, which is the most traditional option for British men to wear to weddings. 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 At Harry and Meghan's nuptials earlier this year, the royal couple asked women to wear day dresses and hats and the men to wear uniforms, morning coats, or lounge suits. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "How Princess Eugenie's Wedding Dress Code Compares With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's," 12 Sep. 2018 For the sunny summer wedding, Meghan wore a navy Club Monaco dress and a matching fascinator, while her husband coordinated by pairing a royal blue vest and light blue tie with his traditional morning coat and gray striped trousers. Andrea Park, Glamour, "Meghan Markle Reportedly Sent Thank-You Notes to All Who Wished Her a Happy Birthday," 11 Sep. 2018 The attire at Princess Eugenie's wedding is expected to be formal—day dresses and hats for women and morning coats for men. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "What Dress Will Kate Middleton Wear to Princess Eugenie's Wedding?," 8 Oct. 2018 Meanwhile, her fiancé, Brooksbank, might wear a morning coat or formal suit for the ceremony. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Everything We Know About Princess Eugenie's Wedding Dress," 3 Oct. 2018 The men are divided: some in suits, others in traditional morning coats with vests. Karla Adam, Washington Post, "Royal wedding 2018 live coverage: The service, the dress, the guests," 19 May 2018 Moriya wore a Western-style morning coat and a silk hat that belonged to Prince Takamodo, the late father of Princess Ayako. Megan Friedman, Harper's BAZAAR, "A Japanese Princess Just Married a Commoner, and Gave Up Her Royal Status to Do So," 29 Oct. 2018 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

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1678, in the meaning defined above

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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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