smoking jacket


Definition of smoking jacket

: a loose-fitting jacket or short robe for wear at home

Examples of smoking jacket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The man rides horses, wears smoking jackets and has two servants who attend to his every need. Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY, "'Watchmen' season premiere recap: What the heck did we just watch?," 16 Oct. 2019 Brandy still suffers from a stuffy image of snifters and smoking jackets, and thousand-dollar bottlings in crystal decanters. Jason Wilson, New York Times, "To Make Its Case, Armagnac Has to Teach the Teachers," 18 Dec. 2017 Dressed in a sumptuous velvet cutaway that’s part ringmaster’s outfit, part smoking jacket, Will Thomas McFadden — who’s also the show’s director — portrays him with twinkling eyes and a mischievous smile. Daryl H. Miller,, "Capitalism as a sideshow fleece: That's 'Captain Greedy's Carnival' by the Actors' Gang," 13 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of smoking jacket

1870, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of smoking jacket was in 1870

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“Smoking jacket.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of smoking jacket

: a loose jacket or robe worn especially in the past by men at home

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