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Origin of dinner jacket

First recorded in 1890–95
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British Dictionary definitions for dinner jacket

dinner jacket

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