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monkey suit

noun, Slang.
1.
a tuxedo or full-dress suit.
2.
any uniform.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; see monkey jacket
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British Dictionary definitions for monkey-suit

monkey suit

noun
1.
(US, slang) a man's evening dress
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Slang definitions & phrases for monkey-suit

monkey suit

noun phrase

A fancy uniform or formal suit; tight uniform: Neither of my two hats went well with the monkey suit (1886+)

noun

A baseball uniform (1929+ Baseball)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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