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monkey suit

Syllabification: mon·key suit

Definition of monkey suit in English:

noun

informal
A man’s evening dress or formal suit.
Example sentences
  • So what kind of a job do you have that puts you in a monkey suit on a weekend?
  • His mother insisted that he dressed somewhat respectful on certain occasions as this one; so he just decided to wear his school uniform, which was basically a monkey suit.
  • I mowed in peace, then showered, shaved and shed the yard duds for the monkey suit.

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