dinner jacket

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Origin of dinner jacket

First recorded in 1890–95

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How to use dinner jacket in a sentence

  • She caught with her hands the lapels of his dinner jacket and looked pleadingly at him.

    The Highgrader | William MacLeod Raine
  • As the dinner jacket is short, a top or silk hat can not be worn with it.

    The Complete Bachelor | Walter Germain

British Dictionary definitions for dinner jacket

dinner jacket

  1. a man's semiformal evening jacket without tails, usually black with a silk facing over the collar and lapels: Abbreviations: DJ, dj US and Canadian name: tuxedo

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