safari suit

noun

: a safari jacket with matching pants

Examples of safari suit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One local anchor donned a full safari suit on live TV. Maura Judkis, Washington Post, 23 Oct. 2023 Known as vociferous and irreverent, Mr. Spicer favored safari suits and Panama hats while working as an editor in Ottawa (where the average low temperature ranges from 6 degrees Fahrenheit in January to 60 in July). Sam Roberts, BostonGlobe.com, 1 Sep. 2023 A generation later, Glasscock said, the safari suit was updated for women. Sarah Fentem, Outside Online, 9 Sep. 2022 Tanned, stocky and wearing a khaki safari suit, Budi certainly looked the part. 1843, 20 Feb. 2020 While Diana wore a chic white dress and flat shoes, Charles wore a khaki safari suit. Amy MacKelden, Harper's BAZAAR, 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, 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, 6 Feb. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of safari suit was in 1935

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“Safari suit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/safari%20suit. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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