- a man's suit appropriate for informal occasions.
Origin of lounge suit
First recorded in 1900–05
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Examples from the Web for lounge suit
To this officer a sack-suit or business-suit is a lounge-suit.The American Language
Henry L. Mencken
"I presume you'll dine up here, sir," said Joseph, glancing at the lounge-suit.
The lounge-suit that he was wearing might serve, but his luggage was totally impossible.
Yet I stood aghast, for with the lounge-suit of tweeds I had selected the day before he had worn his top-hat!
On one occasion, too, he appeared in the trousers of a lounge-suit of tweeds instead of his dress trousers, and with tan boots.
- the customary suit of matching jacket and trousers worn by men for the normal business day
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