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Definition of tux

: tuxedo

Examples of tux in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a canary yellow tux, DeVonta Smith added a new trophy to his case Saturday night. Michael Casagrande | Mcasagrande@al.com, al, 10 July 2021 Sorkin, 59, and Porizkova, 56, cozied up – Porizkova in a gold cowl-neck gown; Sorkin in a classic black tux – outside the 2021 Academy Awards on Sunday, confirming rumors that swirled last week about the two becoming an item. Hannah Yasharoff, USA TODAY, 26 Apr. 2021 Bardem, his hair combed vintage style, wears a deep-green tux and undone bow tie. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, 27 Apr. 2021 Meanwhile, Bardem, 52, got into character as Arnaz by wearing a tux consisting of a green jacket and black pants. Eric Todisco, PEOPLE.com, 27 Apr. 2021 Riz Ahmed chose to keep his look simple and straightforward in an all-black tux and a casual matching mock neck shirt beneath. Paige Reddinger, Robb Report, 26 Apr. 2021 Minari’s Lee Isaac Chung, who’s up for Best Director, also shared some at-home photos in a custom tux. Jennifer Zhan, Vulture, 25 Apr. 2021 Our style decisions were once dictated by unwritten rules: no whites after Labor Day, black tie means a tux or a sweeping gown, and diamonds go only with gold or platinum. Jill Newman, Town & Country, 21 Apr. 2021 In 2005 Beyoncé and Jay-Z also attended the Oscars in a similarly elegant way: Beyoncé wore a velvety Versace gown, Jay-Z a timeless tux. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 18 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of tux

1922, in the meaning defined above

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13 Jul 2021

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“Tux.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tux. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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