coatrack

noun coat·rack \ ˈkōt-ˌrak \

Definition of coatrack

: a stand or rack fitted with pegs, hooks, or hangers and used for the temporary storage of garments

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First Known Use of coatrack

1915


COATRACK Defined for English Language Learners

coatrack

noun

Definition of coatrack for English Language Learners

  • : a stand or pole that has pegs, hooks, or hangers that can be used for hanging coats and other clothes


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