- a garment indicating profession, class, etc.
- the profession, class, etc., so indicated.
verb (used with object)
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Origin of coat
OTHER WORDS FROM coatcoater, nouncoatless, adjectivere·coat, verb (used with object)recoat, noun
Words nearby coat
Example sentences from the Web for coat
At a height of 62 inches, it’s also roomy enough to hold long garments like coats and dresses without dragging them on the ground.Garment racks for maximizing space in every type of room|PopSci Commerce Team|September 9, 2020|Popular Science
Since they’re made of rigid material, bugs also have a hard time getting in, making this a great choice for wool blankets and coats.
Male prisoners would usually rip the lining and seams of the coat to shreds, keeping only the outer shell intact.Auschwitz: Women Used Different Survival And Sabotage Strategies Than Men At Nazi Death Camp|LGBTQ-Editor|April 19, 2020|No Straight News
Place the thinly sliced shallots in a medium bowl and pour buttermilk over to coat.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole|Carla Hall|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The man finally manages to break free with the help of the others, slipping out of his coat.
Micah is 10 years old and he had a coat geared to the season, a Patagonia winter jacket with a hood.The Wildly Peaceful, Human, Almost Boring, Ultimately Great New York City Protests for Eric Garner|Mike Barnicle|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He tore a piece of meat off the breast and stroked her coat while she ate.The Stacks: A Chicken Dinner That Mends Your Heart|Pete Dexter|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The coat, with fitted bodice, nipped-in waist, and full skirt, created a familiar silhouette for Kate.
The Rebel soldier had stolen his coat, and he had no blanket to protect him from the cold night-winds.Winning His Way|Charles Carleton Coffin
These muscles lie within the longitudinal muscles, and adhere pretty firmly to the coat (e, e, fig. 7) of the great ovarian sack.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2)|Charles Darwin
The silence seemed to focus itself upon the cook, who fumbled at his coat collar and cleared his voice.Hilda|Sarah Jeanette Duncan
I had frequently admired this coat, which was made of many fine Russian furs.An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody)|Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
A giant Irishman was standing there, with shirt collar and vest unbuttoned, and no coat on.Following the Equator, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)