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coat

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of coat

  1. the hairy covering of a mammal especially when fine, soft, and thick <a poodle's coat is often extremely curly> Synonyms fur, fleece, hair, jacket, pelage, pile, woolRelated Words undercoat, underfur; hide, leather, pelt, skin




coat

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of coat

  1. to form a layer over <thicken the sauce until it will coat the back of a spoon> Synonyms blanket, carpet, cover, overlay, overlie, overspread, sheetRelated Words enclose (also inclose), enrobe, enshroud, enswathe, envelop, enwrap, mantle, shawl, shroud, swathe, wrap; cloak, clothe, curtain, veil; circle, encircle, encompass




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