raincoat

noun
rain·​coat | \ ˈrān-ˌkōt How to pronounce raincoat (audio) \

Definition of raincoat

: a waterproof or water-resistant coat

Keep scrolling for more

Synonyms for raincoat

Synonyms

Visit the Thesaurus for More 

Examples of raincoat in a Sentence

I grabbed my umbrella and raincoat before going out in the thunderstorm.
Recent Examples on the Web The only thing worse than a rainy day is a rainy day with a raincoat that soaks right through in seconds. Samantha Matt, USA TODAY, "64 can’t-miss deals you can still get at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale," 24 Aug. 2020 The water-repellent outer shell can also be worn alone as a light raincoat. Alison S. Cohn, Harper's BAZAAR, "Tenzin Wild and Tao Okamoto Launch an Eco Conscious Outerwear Line," 21 Oct. 2020 The only thing worse than a rainy day is a rainy day with a raincoat that soaks right through in seconds. Samantha Matt, USA TODAY, "64 can’t-miss deals you can still get at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale," 24 Aug. 2020 The only thing worse than a rainy day is a rainy day with a raincoat that soaks right through in seconds. Samantha Matt, USA TODAY, "64 can’t-miss deals you can still get at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale," 24 Aug. 2020 Rissy 2 hooded water-repellent raincoat, for instance, drops from $120 to $84.90 in pink, taupe green and black for a cool savings of 29%. Arielle Tschinkel, USA TODAY, "These North Face jackets are heavily discounted at Nordstrom—and still available," 28 Aug. 2020 The only thing worse than a rainy day is a rainy day with a raincoat that soaks right through in seconds. Samantha Matt, USA TODAY, "64 can’t-miss deals you can still get at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale," 24 Aug. 2020 The only thing worse than a rainy day is a rainy day with a raincoat that soaks right through in seconds. Samantha Matt, USA TODAY, "64 can’t-miss deals you can still get at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale," 24 Aug. 2020 The only thing worse than a rainy day is a rainy day with a raincoat that soaks right through in seconds. Amanda Tarlton, USA TODAY, "76 deals actually worth your money at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale," 19 Aug. 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'raincoat.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of raincoat

1830, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about raincoat

Time Traveler for raincoat

Time Traveler

The first known use of raincoat was in 1830

See more words from the same year

Statistics for raincoat

Last Updated

16 Nov 2020

Cite this Entry

“Raincoat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raincoat. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for raincoat

raincoat

noun
How to pronounce raincoat (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of raincoat

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

raincoat

noun
rain·​coat | \ ˈrān-ˌkōt How to pronounce raincoat (audio) \

Kids Definition of raincoat

: a coat of waterproof or water-resistant material

Keep scrolling for more

Comments on raincoat

What made you want to look up raincoat? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!