Definition of overcoat
1 : a warm coat worn over indoor clothing
2 : a protective coating (as of paint)
Examples of overcoat in a Sentence
put your overcoat on—it's freezing out there!
Recent Examples of overcoat from the Web
The collection consists of a few basic elements—suits and overcoats, Hawaiian shirts, tees, sneakers and accessories.
Suits featured boxy jackets and athletic drawstring pants, which could be worn with a plasticized denim overcoat.
The man in the dark overcoat at the photo’s center is standing very near the right-front fender of the small coupe that is clearly prevented from continuing on Terry by the classy sedan on the left.
But there is a moment in Act 4 in which the real meaning of the tale is revealed, as the young philosopher Colline decides to sell his worn overcoat to buy medicine for the ailing Mimi.
To back that up, the North released several photos of Kim in a black overcoat holding a plastic pointer to a map laid out on a wooden table that showed the missiles’ flight path and other data.
The norm was starched collars, overcoats, hats, and more hats.
Holding the Bible and gazing on approvingly was her vice president, Luna Isabella Vargas (Tessie Santiago), who was dressed in a pale pink overcoat from Sentaler, adorned with a more discreet flag pin.
In truth, Davis was wearing a loosely fitting, water-repellent overcoat and his wife's black shawl over his head and shoulders when captured.
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First Known Use of overcoat
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Definition of overcoat for English Language Learners
: a long coat that is worn to keep a person warm during cold weather
OVERCOAT Defined for Kids
Definition of overcoat for Students
: a heavy coat worn over indoor clothing
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