tuxedo

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noun tux·e·do \ˌtək-ˈsē-(ˌ)dō\

Definition of tuxedo

plural

tuxedos

or

tuxedoes

  1. 1 :  a men's single-breasted or double-breasted usually black or blackish-blue jacket

  2. 2 :  a semiformal evening suit for men

tuxedoed

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Origin and Etymology of tuxedo

Tuxedo Park, New York


First Known Use: 1889


TUXEDO Defined for English Language Learners

tuxedo

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noun tux·e·do \ˌtək-ˈsē-(ˌ)dō\

Definition of tuxedo for English Language Learners

  • : a formal suit for a man; especially : a formal black suit worn with a white shirt and a black bow tie


TUXEDO Defined for Kids

tuxedo

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noun tux·e·do \ˌtək-ˈsē-dō\

Definition of tuxedo for Students

plural

tuxedos

or

tuxedoes

  1. :  a formal suit for a man



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