tuxedo

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tuxedo semiformal evening dress for men
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: 20% of tuxedo rentals take place in May.
    • Tuxedo A kind of black jacket for semiformal evening dress made without tails, usually of black or dark blue color and having satin or grosgrain facing on the lapels; -- so named after a fashionable country club at Tuxedo Park, New York.
    • Tuxedo The complete semiformal evening suit, including the tuxedo jacket, matching trousers, and black bow tie, and usually including a cummerbund; -- the style of shirt worn with this suit varies, and the outfit may include a dickey.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tuxedo Same as Tuxedo coat.
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Usage

In literature:

He was dressed in blue flannel vest and trousers and a Tuxedo coat.
"A Voyage with Captain Dynamite" by Charles Edward Rich
When he opened the door, there stood a rosy young man in a tuxedo, without a coat or hat.
"A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays" by Willa Cather
White evening waistcoats and Tuxedo coats do not agree; black is only allowable.
"The Complete Bachelor" by Walter Germain
Not even Tuxedo puts on more airs.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
Tuxedo, one or more.
"The Great Gray Plague" by Raymond F. Jones
After coming in from the restaurant he had changed his tuxedo for the more comfortable house coat.
"The Third Degree" by Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow
A day or two later Vanbrugh met Dolly Maylands at a house in Tuxedo Park where he had come to dine and spend the night.
"Marion Darche" by F. Marion Crawford
Sack overcoats, rain-coats and Tuxedos, are pressed in the same way.
"The Copeland Method" by Vanness Copeland
Among its formal gardens, Tuxedo at present has nothing more imposing than the one at Woodland.
"Beautiful Gardens in America" by Louise Shelton
When we'd set there an hour and was saturated with tea, the Wife says it was time to go up and change into our Tuxedos.
"Gullible's Travels, Etc." by Ring W. Lardner
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In news:

But I've also gotten a tuxedo jacket for free from a homeless guy.
Ever just go casual and wear a tuxedo T-shirt.
WASHINGTON — President-elect Barack Obama has ordered his first new tuxedo in 15 years for his inaugural celebration.
His new tuxedo is from Hart Schaffner Marx, a menswear firm based in Chicago that uses union labor, according to Bruce Raynor, president of Unite Here, which represents apparel workers.
The expense of a new tuxedo and the ordeal of renting have sent flocks of men (and some women) to vintage-clothing shops like the Fan Club.
He had a studio photograph him like this while wearing the required tuxedo for the high school's yearbook.
Beyonce donates video tuxedo to charity garage sale.
Tuxedos and cocktail attire were the styles of choice for.
Police say Martin was struck by a Tuxedo Taxi cab while walking outside the crosswalk.
The Childrens Chorus of the Lebanon County Choral Society will unveil new songs and "tuxedos" during a Christmas concert on Friday, Nov.
Tuxedo house will be listed for $1.35 million.
He was at a Boston Baseball Writers dinner in the early '90s, wearing a black tuxedo, and he was about to spend an evening with Warren Spahn.
Before the Hives take the stage today at Coachella, the Swedish rockers donned tuxedoes and top hats to play a Saturday set at L.A.
It was 1984, and she still remembers exactly what she was wearing--black tuxedo jacket, black bra, black jeans and red sneakers.
The Tuxedo Tub from Strom Plumbing By Sign of the Crab (Booth C6223) is a 5' acrylic slipper tub with a black exterior and white interior.
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