overcoat

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noun over·coat \ˈō-vər-ˌkōt\

Definition of overcoat

  1. 1 :  a warm coat worn over indoor clothing

  2. 2 :  a protective coating (as of paint)

Examples of overcoat in a Sentence

  1. put your overcoat on—it's freezing out there!

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First Known Use of overcoat

1802


OVERCOAT Defined for English Language Learners

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

overcoat

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noun over·coat \ˈō-vər-ˌkōt\

Definition of overcoat for Students

  1. :  a heavy coat worn over indoor clothing



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