dinner jacket Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “dinner jacket” in the English Dictionary

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dinner jacketnoun [C]

uk   us   UK (abbreviation DJ, US tuxedo)
a man's ​black or ​whitejacketworn at ​formalsocialevents, usually in the ​evening, with ​matchingtrousers and a bow tie
(Definition of dinner jacket from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dinner jacket”
in Arabic بَدلة السهرة…
in Korean 디너 재킷…
in Portuguese smoking…
in Catalan esmòquing…
in Japanese タキシード…
in Chinese (Simplified) (指男式)晚礼服…
in Turkish smokin, resmi davet ve akşam yemeklerinde giyilen siyah veya beyaz ceket…
in Russian смокинг…
in Chinese (Traditional) (指男裝)晚禮服…
in Italian smoking…
in Polish smoking…
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