storm coat

or storm·coat


an overcoat, usually of a water-repellent fabric, lined with material serving as insulation against very cold weather, often having a fur collar.

Origin of storm coat

First recorded in 1895–1900 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for storm coat

  • I slipped on my storm-coat and, clinging to the jamb of my stateroom, gazed out on the wild scene.

    The Spell of Switzerland|Nathan Haskell Dole
  • Her storm-coat had a deep cape, but it only partly hid the bundle.

  • About half-past seven Maxwell sent me over there with a note and his storm-coat for him and the three men were in the room then.

    Held for Orders|Frank H. Spearman
  • Then in a moment my storm-coat was off, and I stood in the door of the drawing-room.

    The Tory Maid|Herbert Baird Stimpson