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How to use raincoat in a sentence
Gaining a sense of whether you simply need a raincoat or would benefit from warmer layers and heftier footwear could make or break the safety and comfort of your trip.
She is manufacturing and selling tin raincoats, which come “in bright colors, scarlet, emerald, sapphire, flame” and have sharp cutting edges.The unstoppable, villainous glamour of Cruella de Vil | Constance Grady | May 31, 2021 | Vox
Lois Ross of Annapolis said that when she attended the University of Maryland in the early to mid-1960s, raincoats were referred to as “barracudas.”There’s a word for that. It may just not be the word you learned growing up. | John Kelly | May 5, 2021 | Washington Post
There was room inside to store a raincoat, extra ticket books or a note for the next officer.Call box of duty: Cops remember the call boxes that kept them connected | John Kelly | January 30, 2021 | Washington Post
If your dog dresses themselves in a raincoat before they go out into the rain, which they’ve smelled, then you should absolutely let your dog wear that raincoat.Forget Everything You Know About Your Dog (Ep. 436) | Stephen J. Dubner | October 22, 2020 | Freakonomics
She has not worn makeup for two weeks and she wears a black long-sleeved top under a raincoat.
If you choose to say turn down the lights and get out your Mac, your old raincoat, it can become something different.Britney Spears’s ‘…Baby One More Time’ Turns 15: The Making of an Iconic Music Video | Kevin Fallon | October 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
A Chinese mountaineer held a green raincoat over his waist like an apron, covering his nakedness.
Among his favorite garments were a raincoat, a tweed jacket, and a gray wash denim coat with studded straps.FIT Hosts BARK-à-Porter: Art Deco-Themed Pet Fashion Show | Claire Stern | May 4, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
She stood before the news cameras on the courthouse steps wearing a belted black raincoat in a light drizzle.Bronx Judge Helps Dominique Strauss-Kahn Maid Nafissatou Diallo Find Justice | Michael Daly | December 11, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
A girl smaller than herself, and dressed from neck to heels in a glistening raincoat, ran under Jesss umbrella and seized her arm.The Girls of Central High on the Stage | Gertrude W. Morrison
He wore a long, dark gray raincoat, and he had a cap with its long visor pulled well over his face.The Winning Clue | James Hay, Jr.
After reading, I donned my raincoat and started out through the driving storm to see how Landor's trees were getting on.Humanly Speaking | Samuel McChord Crothers
Sir Otho went away, enveloped in a long raincoat, and promising to return at the dinner hour.Patty's Friends | Carolyn Wells
"I guess they've gone out," he said apologetically to the individual who was hiding his red face in a loose tarpaulin raincoat.Sister Carrie | Theodore Dreiser
British Dictionary definitions for raincoat
a coat made of a waterproof material
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