noun, plural ca·potes [kuh-pohts; French ka-pawt] /kəˈpoʊts; French kaˈpɔt/.
Origin of capote
Definition for capote (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for capote
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|DAILY BEAST
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|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|DAILY BEAST
Clarke spent as many years as it took to get the goods on Capote, then just let it rip.
The role earned him his fourth Oscar nomination (he won best actor in 2006 for Capote).Oscar Nominees’ Most Embarrassing Roles: Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence & More (VIDEO)|Marlow Stern|February 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He came at last, booted up to his middle, with a Canadian capote and hood, and a leather belt buckled tightly around his waist.William E. Burton: Actor, Author, and Manager|William L. Keese
No,” says Lee.; “he says he will pray a whole year if I give him a shirt and a capote.A History of Oregon, 1792-1849|William Henry Gray
Capote–bleu, Matre Perrot, what do you think of your master, is he mad?The Prairie-Bird|Charles Augustus Murray
We changed places, and I gathered the skirt of my capote in a bunch to protect my hand.With the Indians in the Rockies|James Willard Schultz
Drawing his capote close around his face, he bent to the blast, and shuffled along.The Wilderness Trail|Frank Williams
British Dictionary definitions for capote (1 of 2)
Word Origin for capote
British Dictionary definitions for capote (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for capote
"long cloak with a hood," 1812, from French capote, fem. of capot (17c.), diminutive of cape (see cape (n.1)).