smoking jacket

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English[edit]

A smoking jacket

Noun[edit]

smoking jacket (plural smoking jackets)

  1. A men's jacket designed to be worn while smoking tobacco, typically made of soft fabric with a tie belt.
    Coordinate term: dinner jacket
    • 2012 May 27, Nathan Rabin, “TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “New Kid On The Block” (season 4, episode 8; originally aired 11/12/1992)”, in The Onion AV Club[1]:
      In a desperate attempt to impress Laura, Bart begins bathing and sashaying about in a smoking jacket while sucking thoughtfully on a bubble pipe as part of his new pint-sized Hef persona.
    • 2014, Jenn Bennett, Banishing the Dark, Simon and Schuster (→ISBN), page 129:
      A tall, thin man with silver hair and black-rimmed glasses stepped into the lobby. His quilted smoking jacket made him look a little like Hugh Hefner's less decrepit brother.

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  • French: smoking (dinner jacket)

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