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

     

    tuxedo

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//tʌkˈsiːdəʊ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//tʌkˈsiːdoʊ//
     
    (pl. tuxedos)(informal tux
    BrE BrE//tʌks//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//tʌks//
     
    )
    (especially North American English) Clothes
     
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  1. 1(British English also dinner suit) a black or white jacket and trousers/pants, worn with a bow tie at formal occasions in the evening He went to pick up his girlfriend, dressed in a tuxedo and carrying a red rose.
  2. 2(also dinner jacket) a black or white jacket worn with a bow tie at formal occasions in the evening See related entries: Clothes
  3. From Tuxedo Park in New York, where it was first worn.
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