car coat

noun

Definition of car coat

: a three-quarter-length overcoat

Examples of car coat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web More than 80 models, streaming forth, in uptown cashmere car coats and matching day dresses; slouchy trousers and crew necks with cone bras built in, often with Peter Pan-collar shirts beneath; glistening gray culotte suits and camel peacoats. Vanessa Friedman, New York Times, "Marc Jacobs and the Monumental Dream of New York," 13 Feb. 2020 Outerwear has been key to so many collections this week, and Coach is indeed among the labels going all-in with a variety of styles, from that leather trench to wool car coats, cropped bomber jackets and shearling dusters. Laurie Brookins, The Hollywood Reporter, "NYFW: Michael B. Jordan Watches Coach Show Inspired by Debbie Harry and Basquiat," 12 Feb. 2020 Textured baseball caps and pastel car coats were easy fan favorites, if not unseasonably warm for Friday's humid temperatures. Amber Elliott, Houston Chronicle, "Two glamorous Bayou Bend parties, one record-breaking weekend for the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston," 10 Apr. 2018 Model Nora Attal wears a Wales Bonner car coat and pants ($641); walesbonner.net. Vogue, "James Corden, Sienna Miller, and Some Very Fashionable Friends Pay Tribute to London," 20 Sep. 2017 Model Nora Attal wears a Wales Bonner car coat and pants ($641) Vogue, "James Corden, Sienna Miller, and Some Very Fashionable Friends Pay Tribute to London," 20 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of car coat

1958, in the meaning defined above

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“Car coat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/car%20coat. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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