car coat

noun

Definition of car coat 

: a three-quarter-length overcoat

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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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