Definition of smoking jacket in English:

smoking jacket


  • A man's comfortable jacket, typically made of velvet, formerly worn while smoking after dinner.

    • ‘The great English dandy wears chalkstripe trousers, damask waistcoats, velvet smoking jackets and embroidered leather coats, while combining them with eskimo, parkas, work jackets in leather, cotton and wool.’
    • ‘No longer in his emerald silk lapelled jacket, the Professor wore a smoking jacket made of magenta velvet with black piping.’
    • ‘I've never had any time for the sort of people who describe themselves as ‘wine enthusiasts’ and wear velvet smoking jackets at home on Friday evenings.’’
    • ‘I'm wearing my usual minute-by-minute attire Dave: a maroon crushed velvet smoking jacket, a fez, a monocle, expensive red silk pyjamas and politically incorrect ermine slippers.’
    • ‘He always wears a red smoking jacket and an ascot and a monocle at his parties, and really cool, eclectic people will be there.’


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