Definition of ascot noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈæskɒt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæskɑːt//
(North American English)
jump to other results
= cravat Word Originearly 20th cent.: from the place name Ascot, a town in southern England which holds a famous annual race meeting. This use occurred through association with formal dress at race meetings held there.

Other results

All matches