trench coat


noun

a waterproof overcoat styled along military lines, belted, with straps on the shoulders and lower sleeves.

Origin of trench coat

First recorded in 1915–20
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Related Words for trench coat

overcoat, slicker, poncho, mackintosh, mac, mack

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British Dictionary definitions for trench coat

trench coat

noun

a belted double-breasted waterproof coat of gabardine, etc, resembling a military officer's coat
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