tux

noun
\ ˈtəks How to pronounce tux (audio) \

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Examples of tux in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The newlyweds left the Logan Hotel, Kerry-Anne in her white gown and Michael in his tux, and were greeted by thousands of protesters, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Caitlin O'kane, CBS News, "Couple celebrates wedding among thousands of protesters in Philadelphia," 8 June 2020 The clothiers making Steuer’s tux and Cooper’s dress suspended production, and the jewelry shop that had their rings shut down. Nicole Pajer, Wired, "A Virtual DJ, a Drone, and an All-Out Zoom Wedding," 21 May 2020 With stores closed, Danielle did not have her wedding dress and Ashwin was without his tux. Alisha Prakash, Travel + Leisure, "When Coronavirus Crashed Their Weddings, These Couples Held Virtual Ceremonies Instead — Here's What It Was Really Like," 3 May 2020 Joe arrives James Bond-style clad in a new tux, swigging champagne. Andrea Mandell, USA TODAY, "Everything you need to remember on the 30th anniversary of 'Joe Versus the Volcano'," 10 Mar. 2020 That means something like a flowing ball gown for women and a tux, suit or kilt with jacket for men. Hannah Sampson, Houston Chronicle, "The demise of formal nights on cruises: How dress codes are tearing passengers apart," 20 Dec. 2019 The film released a 14-second teaser of the upcoming trailer, featuring bright colors, scaling walls, gunplay, and of course, Daniel Craig in a tux, on Sunday. Rachel Yang, EW.com, "New James Bond film No Time to Die will debut first trailer on Wednesday," 2 Dec. 2019 Williams's husband, Alexis Ohanian, opted for a white tux: And here's a look at the gown from the back: Bow down to the true star of the evening. Julie Kosin, Harper's BAZAAR, "Serena Williams Wore Sneakers to the Met Gala and Looked Incredibly Chic," 6 May 2019 Red and Dembe, looking dapper in tuxes, are on their way to a retirement party that already includes Cher, but still requires a large amount of ice. Jodi Walker, EW.com, "The Blacklist recap: This time, it's personal," 18 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of tux

1922, in the meaning defined above

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18 Jun 2020

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“Tux.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tux. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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