safari suit


Definition of safari suit

: a safari jacket with matching pants

Examples of safari suit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tanned, stocky and wearing a khaki safari suit, Budi certainly looked the part. 1843, "The fight to preserve a 44,000-year-old painting," 20 Feb. 2020 While Diana wore a chic white dress and flat shoes, Charles wore a khaki safari suit. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Crown Re-creates Princess Diana and Prince Charles's Royal Tour of Australia," 2 Oct. 2019 The safari suit, which consisted of a shirt, jacket, and trousers or shorts for men, or a skirt for women, was invented in the 19th century. Nancy Macdonell, WSJ, "Why ‘Safari’ Style is No Longer Politically Correct," 23 Jan. 2019 Naturally her travel look was plucked from her latest Spring 2018 collection, a modern twist on the safari suit. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Victoria Beckham Touches Down in New York With a Fresh New Travel Look," 6 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of safari suit

1935, in the meaning defined above

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“Safari suit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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