Definition of Tuxedo

1. Noun. Semiformal evening dress for men.




Definition of Tuxedo

1. Noun. A typically black formal jacket worn by men ¹

2. Noun. The entire suit complementing and including this jacket ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tuxedo

1. a man's semiformal dinner coat [n -DOES or -DOS] : TUXEDOED [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tuxedo

tuttis
tutty
tutu
tutued
tutulemma
tutus
tutwork
tutworks
tuvirumab
tuwel
tuwels
tuwhit tuwhoo
tuwhit tuwhoos
tux
tuxed
tuxedo (current term)
tuxedoed
tuxedoes
tuxedos
tuxes
tuya
tuyas
tuyer
tuyere
tuyeres
tuyers
tuza
tuzlaite
tuzz
tuzzes

Literary usage of Tuxedo

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

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The growth of the institution necessitated new buildings and a site was chosen at tuxedo Park and buildings erected. In 1903 an ordinance was passed to ..."

2. Princeton Theological Review by Princeton Theological Seminary (1907)
"tuxedo AVENUE TO WATER STREET. By AMOS R. WELLS. ... a wealthy congregation when its church home is suddenly changed from "tuxedo Avenue" to "Water Street". ..."

3. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the by James Terry White (1910)
"He belongs to the I'nion League, tuxedo, New York Athletic, City, Republican. Metropolitan and Merchant«' clubs. He was married in 1877, in New York city ..."

4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1847)
"But no idle hand may withdraw the veil which separates us. They are oracles, revealing only to the elect. tuxedo LAKE: A VISION ON ITS 8HO.BE8. ..."

5. The Woman's Book: Dealing Practically with the Modern Conditions of Home (1894)
"House at tuxedo, NY Bruce Price, Architect. ^5fr^- glass for the upper part of the entrance door is ..."

6. In the Land of the Strenuous Life by Félix Klein (1905)
"tuxedo Park.— The Integrity of Politicians.— McClellan and Seth Low.— Municipal Elections. — New York by Noon, Evening^ Night.— The Star-Spangled Banner in ..."

7. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register by Horace Greeley (1901)
"January 20—International court tennis match at the tuxedo Park Racquet and Tennis ... Eustace H. Miles, of tuxedo Park, finally won by the following scores: ..."

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