Meaning of “dinner jacket” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"dinner jacket" in British English

See all translations

dinner jacketnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdɪn.ə ˌdʒæk.ɪt/ us /ˈdɪn.ɚ ˌdʒæk.ɪt/ UK abbreviation DJ, US tuxedo

a man's black or white jacket worn at formal social events, usually in the evening, with matching trousers and a bow tie

(Definition of “dinner jacket” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)