Definition of Tail coat

1. Noun. Formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Tail Coat

taiko
taikonaut
taikonauts
taikos
tail-bay
tail-bays
tail-flower
tail-specific protease
tail away
tail between one's legs
tail block
tail bone
tail bud
tail coat (current term)
tail dragger
tail draggers
tail end
tail ends
tail feather
tail fin
tail fins
tail fold
tail gate
tail gunner
tail lamp
tail lift
tail lifts
tail of caudate nucleus

Literary usage of Tail coat

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Travel and Talk, 1885-93-95: My Hundred Thousand Miles of Travel Through by Hugh Reginald Haweis (1896)
"The number who aspired to the honour of presentation was small in those days, and only one possessed a tail coat. So after he went in, made his bow and came ..."

2. Travel and Talk, 1885-93-95: My Hundred Thousand Miles of Travel Through by Hugh Reginald Haweis (1897)
"The number who aspired to the honour of presentation was small in those days, and only one possessed a tail coat. So after he went in, made his bow and came ..."

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