dinner jacket

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

So called because it is worn by men to formal dinners.

Noun[edit]

dinner jacket (plural dinner jackets)

  1. (US) A jacket, often white, corresponding to a tuxedo jacket.
  2. (Britain) What the US terms a tuxedo, nearly always in black.

Translations[edit]