Abacost meaning

(chiefly historical) A short- or long-sleeved button-up jacket, worn without a shirt, that was promoted in Zaïre under the regime of Mobutu Sese Seko. [First attested in the late 20th century]
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Origin of abacost

  • From French. A contraction of à bas le costume (“down with the western suit”)

    From Wiktionary