[ koht-trey-ling ]
/ ˈkoʊtˌtreɪ lɪŋ /
behavior that is deliberately provocative.
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Origin of coat-trailing
First recorded in 1925–30; from the phrase trail one's coat, provoking someone to step on it
Words nearby coat-trailing
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