a long cloak with a hood.
a close-fitting, caplike bonnet worn by women and children in the mid-Victorian period.
a bullfighter's cape; capa.
an adjustable top or hood of a vehicle, as a buggy.
- Also capot.
Other definitions for Capote (2 of 2)
Truman, 1924–84, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.
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How to use capote in a sentence
While most of this book is about these seven beautiful, wealthy, and serially married women – the Kardashians of their time, if you will – capote is Leamer’s glue, and Truman gets his due, as well.‘Capote’s Women’ is catnip to older pop culture fans | Terri Schlichenmeyer | December 4, 2021 | Washington Blade
Babe’s “dearest friend” was Nancy “Slim” Keith, who quickly learned that if a lady wanted her confidences kept, she didn’t tell capote anything.‘Capote’s Women’ is catnip to older pop culture fans | Terri Schlichenmeyer | December 4, 2021 | Washington Blade
Phil Hoffman had to transform himself into Truman capote while Julia Roberts won for being brassy in Erin Brockovich.Exclusive: Aaron Sorkin Thinks Male Film Roles Have Bigger ‘Degree of Difficulty’ Than Female Ones | William Boot | December 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There was capote, and Good Night and Good Luck—a brilliant picture that year.Paul Haggis on Scientology, the ‘Crash’ Oscar, and ‘Third Person’ | Kevin Fallon | June 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Against every wall books are piled from floor to ceiling, including first editions of Truman capote and Hemingway.
capote and Moneyball were great, but we thought this could be his breakout film.Sony Pictures Classics’ Michael Barker and Tom Bernard on Woody Allen and the State of Indie Film | Richard Porton | May 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
capote (2005) This is the role that propelled Hoffman from ace character actor to leading man.Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Best Performances: ‘Boogie Nights,’ ‘Capote,’ and More | Marlow Stern | February 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And they kissed each other, again and again, the one with white hair and the other with the prisoner's 'capote.'Contemporary Russian Novelists | Serge Persky
As we were busy about her the rain fell in torrents, and I found my blanket capote of great service.Audubon and his Journals, Vol. 2 | Maria R. Audubon
At her right was her older daughter patching, by firelight, the sleeve of a blue cloth capote.
Walter plodded after the others, head lowered, capote hood pulled down over his cap to his eyes.
They replenished the fire, and stretched out side by side, feet to the blaze, and heads wrapped in their capote hoods.
British Dictionary definitions for capote (1 of 2)
a long cloak or soldier's coat, usually with a hood
British Dictionary definitions for Capote (2 of 2)
Truman. 1924–84, US writer; his novels include Other Voices, Other Rooms (1948) and In Cold Blood (1964), based on an actual multiple murder
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