coat·​dress | \ ˈkōt-ˌdres How to pronounce coatdress (audio) \

Definition of coatdress

: a dress styled like a coat usually with a front buttoning from neckline to hemline

Examples of coatdress in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In her coatdress, Dr. Biden looked comfortable and pulled together. Vanessa Friedman, New York Times, 19 Aug. 2020 Samir HusseinGetty Images This morning in East Anglia, Kate Middleton rewore her gorgeous Oscar de la Renta coatdress for a particularly important cause. Katherine J Igoe, Marie Claire, 15 Nov. 2019 This year’s coatdresses go perfectly with a pair of knee-high boots. Krystin Arneson, Glamour, 3 Dec. 2019 Here are a beige coatdress of beige bouclé wool, plus a fitted day suit worn by Jackie Kennedy; both have thick roll collars that would become a Cardin signature. Jason Farago, New York Times, 22 Aug. 2019 The Duchess wore a red, double-breasted coatdress and matching hat. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, 11 Mar. 2019 For the walkabout, Kate wore a red Carolina Herrera coatdress and ankle boots from LK Bennett—a sharp look that fits well within Kate's usual fashion vocabulary. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, 27 Feb. 2019 Others prolonged summer in fanciful takes on the LWD, like Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in a custom Ralph Lauren tuxedo coatdress and Katie Holmes in Tory Burch’s simple shirtdress. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, 14 Sep. 2018 The signature Loverboy tartan suits and a coatdress on a girl were fitted, spick-and-span. Vogue, 23 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of coatdress

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Coatdress.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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