housecoat

noun house·coat \ ˈhau̇s-ˌkōt \
|Updated on: 14 May 2018

Definition of housecoat

: a woman's often long-skirted informal garment for wear around the house

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First Known Use of housecoat

1913

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  • : an informal and often long and loose piece of clothing that is worn by a woman at home


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