[ bloo-koht ]
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  1. a person who wears a coat or uniform that is blue.

  2. a police officer.

  1. a soldier in the U.S. Army in earlier times.

Origin of bluecoat

First recorded in 1585–95; blue + coat

Other words from bluecoat

  • bluecoated, adjective

Words Nearby bluecoat Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use bluecoat in a sentence

  • “I thought you might like a drink,” replied that young man, turning slowly and smiling upon the enraged bluecoat.

    Officer 666 | Barton W. Currie