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What is "Tuxedo" - Definition & Explanation

An uphostered style where the arms are the same or nearly the same height as the back.
A single-breasted or double-breasted usually black or blackish blue jacket;formal evening clothes for men.
Regular length coat with matching pants. Tuxedo pants have a satin stripe down the outside of the leg. Usually black, but also comes in white, ivory, navy, or gray.

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