smoking jacket


noun

a loose-fitting jacket for men, often of a heavy fabric and trimmed with braid, worn indoors, especially as a lounging jacket.

Origin of smoking jacket

First recorded in 1875–80
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smoking jacket

noun

a man's comfortable jacket of velvet, etc, closed by a tie belt or fastenings, worn at home

Word Origin for smoking jacket

so called because it was formerly worn for smoking
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