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Definition of tux

: tuxedo

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Drew was at the show with Brittany, who coordinated with his classic black tux in a plunging gold gown. Dave Quinn, PEOPLE.com, "Drew Brees' Three Boys Meet Zion Williamson — in Coordinating Tuxes — at the 2019 ESPY Awards," 10 July 2019 Jonas, 29, eagerly awaited his bride wearing a gray tux with a white flower on his lapel as his brothers Nick and Kevin stood by his side. Nicole Briese, Allure, "Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas Had a Quickie Vegas Wedding After the Billboard Music Awards," 2 May 2019 In her hands, what could have been just another anonymous tux looked fresher (and sparklier) than ever—and seemed perfectly weather appropriate sans trousers. Rachel Hahn, Vogue, "Dua Lipa Masters the Trickiest Tuxedo Trend," 11 July 2019 While the Wilsons decided to keep neutral in all black, Ciara wore a cutout Alexandre Vautheir dress and Russell looked dapper in a Brioni tux. Nandi Howard, Essence, "The Best Looks At The 2019 ESPY Awards," 11 July 2019 As fans await the inevitable Instagrams from inside the glamorous wedding, one initial detail has certainly emerged as a highlight: Joe and Sophie's adorable dog Porky was apparently one of the groomsmen, and even sported a little tux of his own. De Elizabeth, Teen Vogue, "Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner Celebrate Marriage With Second Wedding in France," 30 June 2019 Think about it: On the one hand, the 93-year-old monarch, smiling sweetly next to a scowling Trump in an ill-fitting tux at a state dinner at Buckingham Palace. Trudy Rubin, The Mercury News, "Rubin: Campaign help from Russia? Trump says it’s no problem," 23 June 2019 Every member of the Lauren family—that's Ralph Lauren himself, his brother Jerry, his wife Ricky, their three children, Andrew, David, and Dylan, and their spouses Lauren Bush Lauren and Paul Arrouet—wore some variation of a tux. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Ralph Lauren's Whole Family Wore Coordinated Tuxedos to See Him Be Knighted at Buckingham Palace," 20 June 2019 Nick looked handsome in another classic choice: a tux featuring a luxe velvet jacket. Tess Kornfeld, Glamour, "Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas' Coordinating Cannes Outfits Deserve Their Own Award," 19 May 2019

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First Known Use of tux

1922, in the meaning defined above

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