raincoat

noun rain·coat \ ˈrān-ˌkōt \
Updated on: 14 Jan 2018

Definition of raincoat

: a waterproof or water-resistant coat

Examples of raincoat in a Sentence

  1. I grabbed my umbrella and raincoat before going out in the thunderstorm.

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First Known Use of raincoat

1830

raincoat Synonyms

Synonyms
mac (or mack) [British], mackintosh (also macintosh) [chiefly British], oilskin, slicker, waterproof [chiefly British]
Related Words
rain gear, rainwear; poncho, sou'wester, trench, trench coat

RAINCOAT Defined for English Language Learners

raincoat

noun

Definition of raincoat for English Language Learners

  • : a coat that you wear when it rains in order to stay dry


RAINCOAT Defined for Kids

raincoat

noun rain·coat \ ˈrān-ˌkōt \

Definition of raincoat for Students

: a coat of waterproof or water-resistant material


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