topcoat

noun
top·​coat | \ ˈtäp-ˌkōt How to pronounce topcoat (audio) \

Definition of topcoat

1 : a lightweight overcoat

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Synonyms for topcoat

Synonyms

greatcoat, overcoat, surcoat

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Examples of topcoat in a Sentence

threw on a wool topcoat and headed out into the snow

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Options include: primer and paint, wood stain with polyurethane varnish topcoat, or for a natural-wood look, only polyurethane. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "Three Ways to Build Your Own Shelves," 24 Jan. 2019 Choosing a design by her go-to dressmaker Stewart Parvin, Her Majesty wore a matching topcoat and skirt in the sprightly green hue. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Queen Elizabeth Attends the Royal Wedding in One of Her Favorite Shades," 19 May 2018 Ultimately, how efficiently a cat grooms depends upon how deeply the papillae can penetrate the fur to reach the skin underneath the cat's topcoat and undercoat. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Science says your cat’s tongue is ideally suited for grooming fur," 28 Dec. 2018 The Tailored Topcoat On a mild winter day, especially when your agenda doesn't include much more than driving to work, sitting at your desk, and driving home, a topcoat is a fine choice. Megan Gustashaw, GQ, "Kendrick Lamar’s Very Warm Coat Is Extremely Affordable," 17 Jan. 2018 While glitter is great, this season, nothing's sleeker than a matte topcoat. Maura Kutner, Seventeen, "Fall Beauty Trend to Jump On: Matte Nail Polish!," 10 Sep. 2013 Today's topcoat featured contrasting black buttons and hit just below Markle’s knee. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Meghan Markle Stuns in Givenchy for Princess Eugenie’s Wedding," 12 Oct. 2018 The basecoat and topcoat can be used with any of OPI’s over 140 gel colors. Elizabeth Denton, Seventeen, "13 Things You Need To Know Before Getting a Gel Manicure," 16 July 2018 Let your artwork dry and add topcoat to seal everything in. Carly Cardellino, Cosmopolitan, "5 Nail Art Looks You'll Actually Try This Valentine's Day," 4 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of topcoat

1804, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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topcoat

noun
top·​coat | \ ˈtäp-ˌkōt How to pronounce topcoat (audio) \

Kids Definition of topcoat

: a lightweight overcoat

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