monkey suit


noun Slang.

a tuxedo or full-dress suit.
any uniform.

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Origin of monkey suit

First recorded in 1885–90; see origin at monkey jacket
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British Dictionary definitions for monkey suit

monkey suit

noun

US slang a man's evening dress
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