Variant of tuxedo
- Now Rare a man's semiformal jacket for evening wear, orig. black and with satin lapels; dinner jacket
- a suit of such a jacket and dark trousers, worn with a dark bow tie
Origin of tuxedoafter the name of a country club at Tuxedo Park, near Tuxedo Lake, N.Y.
designating or of a sofa, chair, etc. with a straight back and with sides the same height as the back