smoking jacket

noun

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

Examples of smoking jacket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Richie Grainge donned a forest green velvet smoking jacket from Loro Piana, which retails for $3,275. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 5 Apr. 2024 Poole created a casual smoking jacket made of silk with matching trousers for the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) to wear at less-formal dinners at his country home in the 1860s. The Editors, Robb Report, 28 Mar. 2024 The membership offer will include access to the indoor lounge and bar, private lockers, smoking jackets, private event room access, a first pass to cigar and liquor vendor events, an exclusive welcoming package and more. Ebony L. Morman, Charlotte Observer, 1 Feb. 2024 The Traitors Promises 'Chaos' and 'Diabolical Twists' in Season 2 Trailer: 'Hold on to Your Kilts, Dearies' The Tony Award winner received praise for his season 1 outfits, which included tartan suits and a velvet purple smoking jacket. Dana Rose Falcone, Peoplemag, 12 Jan. 2024 Shep left, as did Rodrigo, and Craig, Austen and Whitney decided to smoke cigars in their matching smoking jackets. Dana Rose Falcone, Peoplemag, 17 Nov. 2023 Over 40 signature looks can also be made to measure with delivery in under four weeks, including mohair tuxes, brocade dinner jackets, and liquid-velvet smoking jackets, which all stood out on our walkthrough of the 1,000-square-foot shop, ahead of the grand opening. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 12 Oct. 2023 Plus, a pair of velvet smoking slippers looks great with a smoking jacket. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, 19 Sep. 2023 The makeup and costumes, like Dracula’s black velvet smoking jacket with the dark glitter lapels, liberate Cage to give an outlandish but layered performance, one that draws on the entire hallowed history of big-screen Draculas. Owen Gleiberman, Variety, 10 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of smoking jacket was in 1870

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“Smoking jacket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smoking%20jacket. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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