from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A tuxedo.

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  • n. Short form of tuxedo.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shortened form of tuxedo.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. semiformal evening dress for men


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  • I'm going to the WorldCon for the awards, of course -- my tux is hanging in its dry-cleaning bag awaiting its annual airing.

    Boing Boing

  • And the guys I saw in tux were so dressed because it looks good on the dance floor -- there are a lot of exceptionally good dancers here!

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  • Except when she called the tux shops, they told her I didn't work there.

    unclebob Diary Entry

  • Of course the tux is a wee bit tight, and that settles it.


  • Oh, and I forgot to tell you that your tux was the best I have seen on a groom (aside from my handsome husband's tux, but he just wore what my mother told him to wear -- no thought went into it).

    you are here and warm

  • She goes on this babbling diatribe about how much everyone means to her, even her "fatassed stepfather", which she repeats over and over again to let everyone know that the bald guy in the tux is a big fatass and is usually not one of her favorite people but right now he's okay.

    unclebob Diary Entry

  • Oh, Ami looked soooo amazing, his tux was a baby blue, and it matched mine so well, it was so funny.

    jenna-bear Diary Entry

  • Since I had promised to be best man, not having a tux was a problem.

    The View from Saturday

  • I went to the first Tampa UX group (affectionately known as tux) last night, hosted by


  • There are still totems of Bond history here -- Ms. Fields, whose full name is never stated in the film but who provides a Bond girl in-joke for those who check out the credits; her death, which points back to Goldfinger and other creatively engineered deaths by Bond villains; the tux, which is used first traditionally and then subversively in the scene where the rumpled, dusty Bond and Camille return from the desert in full dinner dress.

    Quantum of Solace


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