- a tuxedo or full-dress suit.
- any uniform.
Origin of monkey suit
First recorded in 1885–90; see origin at monkey jacket
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Related Words for monkey suitgown, regalia, attire, garb, costume, suit, robe, dress, khaki, habit, regimentals, stripes, OD, livery
- US slang a man's evening dress
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