Definition of smoking jacket in English:
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.’
Definition of smoking jacket in:
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