dress coat ExamplesWord Origin noun
Origin of dress coat First recorded in 1760–70 Related formsdress-coat·ed, adjective Examples from the Web for dress coat Historical Examples of dress coat
Sutherland’s style was that of a gentleman who must wear out his dress-coat.
Of coats, the frock is better than the evening or dress-coat.
When he wishes, he puts on a dress-coat; when not, he goes so, and all right!
He is dressed entirely in black; wearing a dress-coat, and not a frock.
George William Curtis
Dine in your frock, my good friend, and welcome, if your dress-coat is in the country.
William Makepeace Thackeray
British Dictionary definitions for dress coat dress coat noun
- a man’s formal tailcoat with a cutaway skirt