smoking-jacket love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A jacket for wear while smoking.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • ROSMER, wearing a smoking-jacket, is sitting at the writing-table on a high-backed chair.

    Rosmersholm

  • Pyetushkov came out of the back room in a parti-coloured smoking-jacket with tucked-up sleeves, and a strainer in his hand.

    A Desperate Character

  • I found myself feeling a lot like Hugh Hefner, especially when wearing my dark satin smoking-jacket and surrounded by a bevy of buxoum beauties in bikinis and occasionally out of them.

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  • He was dapper in a mauve smoking-jacket and matching slacks.

    Say No to Murder

  • The old gentleman in the smoking-jacket addressed me.

    Here Lies Gloria Mundy

  • The taller, whom I took to be one of the hotel guests, was wearing a smoking-jacket and black and grey plaid trousers; the other had on a winged collar and a black frock coat.

    Here Lies Gloria Mundy

  • When he stood up to greet us his huge hands poked out of a bright red silk smoking-jacket with gold-braid frogging.

    Funeral In Berlin

  • Almost before he could collect his thoughts, he heard steps approaching his room, and, rising, hastily exchanged the smoking-jacket in which he had slept for a coat.

    That Mainwaring Affair

  • He became a whirlwind -- slamming the book upon the table, kicking off the slippers, throwing the smoking-jacket at random, and rushing to the closet for his gear.

    Reveries of a Schoolmaster

  • There was a book in the picture, also; and a pair of slippers; and a smoking-jacket; and an armchair.

    Reveries of a Schoolmaster

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