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Man up and add a tux to your wardrobe. Just find one you like and get it well-tailored to your own measurements.
Paul Feig

Meaning of "tux" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TUX

tux  [tʌks] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TUX

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tux is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TUX MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Tux

Tux is a penguin character and the official mascot of the Linux kernel. Originally created as an entry to a Linux logo competition, Tux is the most commonly used icon for Linux, although different Linux distributions depict Tux in various styles. In video games featuring the character, female counterparts named Penny and Gown accompany him. The character is used in many other Linux programs and as a general symbol of Linux.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TUX


afflux
ˈæflʌks
aw-shucks
ˌɔːˈʃʌks
Benelux
ˈbɛnɪˌlʌks
Bucks
bʌks
crux
krʌks
ducks
dʌks
dux
dʌks
efflux
ˈɛflʌks
flux
flʌks
influx
ˈɪnˌflʌks
linux
ˈlaɪnʌks
lux
lʌks
luxe
lʌks
mux
mʌks
redux
ˈriːdʌks
reflux
ˈriːflʌks
shucks
ʃʌks
sucks
sʌks
superdeluxe
ˌsuːpədəˈlʌks
superflux
ˈsuːpəˌflʌks

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TUX

tutted
tutti
tutti-frutti
tutting
tutty
tutu
tutued
Tutuila
Tutuola
tutwork
tutworker
tutworkman
tutworkmen
Tuva Republic
Tuvalu
Tuvaluan
Tuvinian Autonomous Republic
tuxedo
tuxedoed
tuzz

WORDS THAT END LIKE TUX

bateaux
beaux
bijoux
Bordeaux
bureaux
chapeaux
choux
faux
manteaux
Margaux
merveilleux
milieux
Montreux
morceaux
nouveaux
plateaux
religieux
roux
Sioux
tableaux

Synonyms and antonyms of tux in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «tux» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TUX

Find out the translation of tux to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of tux from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tux» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

晚礼服
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

esmoquin
570 millions of speakers

English

tux
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चिंटू
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التكس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

смокинг
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

smoking
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Tux
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

smoking
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tux
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

smoking
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

タキシード
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

턱시도
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tux
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tux
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டக்ஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिंटू
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

smokini
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tux
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Tux
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

смокінг
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

tux
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σμόκιν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tux
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tux
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tux
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tux

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TUX»

The term «tux» is quite widely used and occupies the 24.145 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TUX» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «tux» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «tux» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about tux

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6 QUOTES WITH «TUX»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word tux.
1
Kevin Dillon
I think I look pretty decent in a tux.
2
Paul Feig
Man up and add a tux to your wardrobe. Just find one you like and get it well-tailored to your own measurements.
3
Paul Feig
You just have to be classy at the end of the day. That doesn't mean you can't go with a midnight blue tux. And if you can find a deep red tux that looks classy and classic, I think you can pull it off.
4
Joe Flaherty
'The Count' wasn't a real stretch. I was doing pretty generic Bela Lugosi bad vampire on purpose. It was supposed to be lame. I didn't put fangs on; it was a guy who was just going through the motions. I drew on the widow's peak with eyebrow pencil and wore a turtleneck, not a tux.
5
Johan Lindeberg
I have a really simple wardrobe. I wear a low-scoop tee every day with a tux or leather jacket and tux pants or black jeans. That's pretty much it.
6
Janelle Monae
I always carry my classic black-and-white tux and custom-made George Esquivel saddle shoes.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TUX»

Discover the use of tux in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tux and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Have Tux, Will Travel: Bob Hope's Own Story, as Told to Pete ...
The comedian and actor recounts his childhood in England, the beginings of his career as an entertainer, and his earliest journeys with the USO, and discusses his family life, his friends, and his colleagues.
Bob Hope, 1954
2
Two Parties, One Tux, and a Very Short Film about The Grapes ...
And then there's the prom . . . With a wickedly funny voice and a colorful cast of characters, Steven Goldman has written a novel for every reader-even those who like high school!
Steven Goldman, 2011
3
200 Harley Steet: Surgeon in a Tux (Mills & Boon Medical) ...
Unbuttoned by the boss!
Carol Marinelli, 2014
4
Biological, Ecological, and Conservational Study of Kuhl's ...
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Abdulaziz Alagaili, 2008
5
Linux Appliance Design: A Hands-on Guide to Building Linux ...
Unlike most other webservers, which run in user space, the TUX webserver runs in the Linux kernel. Running in kernel space allows TUX to avoid communication between kernel space and user space; therefore, TUX offers better server ...
‎2007
6
Linux for Non-geeks: A Hands-on, Project-based, Take-it-slow ...
Project. 14A: Tux. Paint. (Optional). If you don't really need all the power that the GIMP provides, and you are instead just looking for something simple for the kids to paint with (or even for when you just want to whip out a quick doodle or two), ...
Rickford Grant, 2004
7
Lushootseed Dictionary
As sentential adverb : tux* taq* ti?if dax*?as Because that was very secure where she was.-sspn.i45 : tux* ?as(h)aydx* alg*a? For then they kncw.-ML7.322 4. More tuiw : q'aba* ?u kwsi xa?xalus tux* g*adsasx*al' Would even a raccoon simply ...
Dawn Bates, Thom Hess, Hilbert, Vi, 1994
8
Fixed Point Theory for Lipschitzian-type Mappings with ...
For 0 ≤ α ≤ β ≤ 1, define a mapping Tα,β : C → C by Tα,βx = (1− α)x+αT[(1−β) x+ βTx], x ∈ C. Then Tα,βx−Tα,βy ≤ x−y2−αβ(1−2β)x−y−(Tx−Ty)2 −α(β−α)x−y−( Tux−Tuy)2 +αβTx−Ty−(Tux−Tuy)2. for all x,y ∈ C, where ux = (1− β)x + βTx and uy ...
Ravi P. Agarwal, Donal O'Regan, D. R. Sahu, 2009
9
200 Harley Street: Surgeon in a Tux
Awakened by the boss!
Carol Marinelli, 2014
10
Messages and Documents
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Oregon, 1868

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TUX»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tux is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Tyler Baltierra Shares Photo Of Himself In A Tux, Prepares For 'Teen …
A short time after Tyler Baltierra's tux photo was shared, the longtime reality star and father shared a second photo of himself on Instagram. In the caption, he ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»
2
The rental tux is dying - and that's a fantastic thing for menswear
According to Bloomberg, Men's Warehouse tuxedo rentals fell 2.8% last quarter. And changes in wedding culture are affecting the way we procure tuxedos for ... «Business Insider, Jun 15»
3
SIDE STREETS: From colors and styles to company, tux-shopping …
The colors are generally in the vest-and-tie combo and a rack of tuxedo vests looks like a carton of Easter eggs, glowing with blue, pink, pale yellow, every color ... «Fall River Herald News, May 15»
4
How to Buy a Prom Tux That's Cooler (and Almost Cheaper!) than a …
How to Buy a Prom Tux That's Cooler (and Almost Cheaper!) ... Before you hit up the mall for a rental tux hundreds of other dudes have sweated in, think about ... «GQ Magazine, Apr 15»
5
Lesbian high school student told she can't wear tux to prom
“There is going to be others that don't want to wear it. You don't have to be gay to want to wear a tux. It is just what you are comfortable in. I don't want someone ... «kfor.com, Apr 15»
6
Buy a Tuxedo Instead of Renting If You Think You'll Wear It Twice
Special occasions that require a tuxedo may be few and far between, but if you think you'll have reason to wear a tux at least two times, you're probably better off ... «Lifehacker, Apr 15»
7
The Tuxedo Startup Cutting Men's Warehouse Down A Size
Picture a tuxedo. What you envision is probably what men have long labelled a monkey suit. A garment inevitably short in the sleeve, long in the leg and wide ... «Forbes, Mar 15»
8
David Oyelowo Is Wearing Dolce & Gabbana on Oscars 2015 Red …
David Oyelowo chose a red Dolce & Gabbana shawl lapel tuxedo with a jeweled brooch on the red carpet at the 2015 Academy Awards held at the Dolby ... «Hollywood Reporter, Feb 15»
9
Oscars 2015: The shawl-collar tuxedo rules the red carpet
Another noticeable men's trend on the 87th Academy Awards red carpet is the unusually deep bench of tuxedo jackets with a shawl-collar lapel. Considered the ... «Los Angeles Times, Feb 15»
10
The Black Tux Raises $10 Million For Its Deluxe Suit Rental Business
A little less than a year after raising $2.6 million in a seed round, the entrepreneurs behind the men's formalwear rental business, The Black Tux have raised an ... «TechCrunch, Jan 15»

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