dress coat


noun

Origin of dress coat

1
First recorded in 1760–70

Other words from dress coat

  • dress-coated, adjective

Words Nearby dress coat

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How to use dress coat in a sentence

  • The new black long frock, I think Mr. Crawley liked; but the dress coat, with the suit complete, perplexed him sorely.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset | Anthony Trollope

British Dictionary definitions for dress coat

dress coat

noun
  1. a man's formal tailcoat with a cutaway skirt

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