from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A man's evening jacket, often made of a fine fabric, elaborately trimmed, and usually worn at home.
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- n. A men's jacket designed to be worn while smoking tobacco, typically made of soft fabric with a tie belt
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a man's soft jacket usually with a tie belt; worn at home
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At home—his home with Doris C.—he sat pleasantly in the La-Z-Boy rocker wearing a smoking jacket and slippers, smoking a pipe filled with apple-blossom tobacco.