polo coat


: a tailored overcoat that is made especially of tan camel's hair and often has stitched edges and a half-belt on the back

Examples of polo coat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Traditional overcoats have enjoyed something of a boomlet in the last few years, with once-obscure models like the polo coat or the balmacaan sliding over sport coats and hooded sweatshirts alike. Eric Twardzik, Robb Report, 31 Jan. 2023 Until recently, perhaps no item in the menswear canon felt more geezer-ish than the polo coat. Eric Twardzik, Robb Report, 16 Feb. 2022 While its modern-day iterations may differ, one thing is clear: the polo coat is back on top. Eric Twardzik, Robb Report, 16 Feb. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of polo coat was in 1880

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“Polo coat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polo%20coat. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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