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smoking jacket

noun
1.
a loose-fitting jacket for men, often of a heavy fabric and trimmed with braid, worn indoors, especially as a lounging jacket.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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Examples from the web for smoking jacket
  • At one point he demonstrates a spectacular smoking jacket, which is a jacket that emits smoke.
  • He sports a purple tie, a pink check shirt and of course a maroon velvet smoking jacket.
  • Sometimes people who smoke wear a smoking jacket or change clothes after smoking.
British Dictionary definitions for smoking jacket

smoking jacket

noun
1.
a man's comfortable jacket of velvet, etc, closed by a tie belt or fastenings, worn at home
Word Origin
so called because it was formerly worn for smoking
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