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trench coat

noun

Simple Definition of trench coat

  • : a usually long raincoat with deep pockets and a belt

Full Definition of trench coat

  1. 1 :  a waterproof overcoat with a removable lining designed for wear in trenches

  2. 2 :  a usually double-breasted raincoat with deep pockets, wide belt, and often straps on the shoulders


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