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Examples of tux in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Shepard wore a black tux for the ceremony, and Bell a simple black dress. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 3 Apr. 2024 Matriarch Kris Jenner, who was accompanied by partner Corey Gamble, swung in the opposite color direction, choosing a white tux, albeit with black lapels and trim that matched her daughters' aesthetics. Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 22 Mar. 2024 The club hit capacity long before the Allen Oldies Band, who’ve appeared at every Mayhem, dropped 50 minutes of ‘60s pop classics in suits, ties and tuxes. Holly Gleason, Variety, 17 Mar. 2024 Still in his tux, the actor made a pit stop inside the chain’s Westwood outpost before hitting the afterparties, his newly won statuette gleaming on his table. Kirsten Chuba, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 Mar. 2024 Sure, there was the odd exception: Leonardo DiCaprio’s tie-free tux at his first ceremony in 1995, for example, or Pharrell’s controversial choice of shorts at the 2014 awards. Liam Hess, Vogue, 12 Mar. 2024 Meanwhile, Wade looked dapper in a custom Versace suit featuring a white tux jacket and black pants. Sabienna Bowman, Peoplemag, 12 Mar. 2024 Most men, meanwhile, got the memo that a traditional tux was the order of the day for the season’s most prestigious event, which is perhaps why Cillian Murphy opted for a look that felt more conservative than the forward-thinking looks he’s been wearing throughout the awards season. Laurie Brookins, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 Mar. 2024 Gilbert Flores/Getty Images Blunt's date to the Oscars was, of course, her husband, John Krasinski, who looked quite dapper himself in an all-white tux with a white bow tie. Glamour, 10 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tux was in 1922

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“Tux.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tux. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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