noun \ˈrān-ˌkōt\

: a coat that you wear when it rains in order to stay dry

Full Definition of RAINCOAT

:  a waterproof or water-resistant coat

Examples of RAINCOAT

  1. <I grabbed my umbrella and raincoat before going out in the thunderstorm.>

First Known Use of RAINCOAT


Related to RAINCOAT

mac (or mack) [British], mackintosh (also macintosh) [chiefly British], oilskin, slicker, waterproof [chiefly British]


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