coat check

Definition of coat check

  1. :  a room in a restaurant, theater, etc., where a person can leave something that he or she does not want to carry or wear while there Leave your backpack at the coat check.

Word by Word Definitions

coatplay
  1. :  an outer garment worn on the upper body and varying in length and style according to fashion and use

    :  something resembling a coat

    :  the external growth on an animal

  1. :  to cover with a coat

    :  to cover or spread with a finishing, protecting, or enclosing layer

checkplay
  1. :  exposure of a chess king to an attack from which he must be protected or moved to safety

    :  a sudden stoppage of a forward course or progress :  arrest

    :  a checking of an opposing player (as in ice hockey)

  1. :  to put (a chess king) in check

    :  rebuke, reprimand

    :  to slow or bring to a stop :  brake

  1. : used to express assent or agreement


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