[koht-room, -roo m]


Origin of coatroom

First recorded in 1865–70; coat + room Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for coatroom

Historical Examples of coatroom

  • When they did venture, tables got in their way, and they sought to cover embarrassment by heavy jocularity at the coatroom.


    Sinclair Lewis

  • Boys filed in from one coatroom, girls from another, at the stroke of nine on the following Monday morning.

  • Not to seem to spy upon her, Weatheral made his way back though the coatroom without disclosing himself.

    The Lovely Lady

    Mary Austin

  • The federalist members were released from the coatroom and sadly walked home.

    The Rise of the Dutch Kingdom

    Hendrik Willem van Loon

  • Out in the coatroom Dick snatched his hat from the nail as though he were in haste to get away.