tux

[tuhks]

noun Informal.


Nearby words

  1. tuva autonomous republic,
  2. tuva republic,
  3. tuvalu,
  4. tuvaluan,
  5. tuvinian,
  6. tuxedo,
  7. tuxedo sofa,
  8. tuxtla gutiérrez,
  9. tuyer,
  10. tuyère

Also tuck.

Origin of tux

First recorded in 1920–25; by shortening

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Word Origin and History for tux

tux

n.

1922, colloquial shortening of tuxedo.

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