- noun a man's short jacket without tails, typically a black one, worn with a bow tie for formal evening occasions.
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dinner jacket — dinner jackets also dinner jacket N COUNT A dinner jacket is a jacket, usually black, worn by men for formal social events. [BRIT] (in AM, use tuxedo) … English dictionary
dinner jacket — dinner .jacket n BrE a black or white jacket worn by men on very formal occasions, usually with a ↑bow tie … Dictionary of contemporary English
dinner jacket — dinner ,jacket noun count a man s black or white jacket worn on formal occasions: TUXEDO … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
dinner jacket — ► NOUN ▪ a man s short jacket without tails, worn with a bow tie for formal evening occasions … English terms dictionary
dinner jacket — n. a tuxedo jacket … English World dictionary
dinner jacket — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms dinner jacket : singular dinner jacket plural dinner jackets a man s black or white jacket worn on formal occasions … English dictionary
dinner-jacket — see dinner jacket … English dictionary
dinner jacket — noun Date: 1891 a jacket for formal evening wear • dinner jacketed adjective … New Collegiate Dictionary
dinner jacket — noun a) A jacket, often white, corresponding to a tuxedo jacket. b) What the US terms a tuxedo, nearly always in black … Wiktionary
dinner jacket — noun (C) BrE a black or white jacket (1) worn by men on very formal occasions, usually with a bow tie (1); tuxedo (1) AmE … Longman dictionary of contemporary English