trench coat


: a usually double-breasted raincoat with deep pockets, wide belt, and often straps on the shoulders
: a waterproof overcoat with a removable lining designed for wear in trenches

Examples of trench coat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wear either with a Burberry trench coat, a timeless spring essential, a pair of Jil Sander woven sandals, and a leather-band Cartier watch. By Megan O'Sullivan, Vogue, 27 June 2024 Venus, who celebrated her 44th birthday in the fashion capital, wore a maroon leather trench coat with a white cropped jacket, calf-length skirt and red heels. Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 18 June 2024 With a cane in her left hand and a picture of her son pinned to the lapel of her trench coat, Dwyer and her family delivered victim impact statements at the New York State Parole Board’s Manhattan office opposing Matos’ release. Anusha Bayya, New York Daily News, 3 May 2024 Hailey paired the look with a black leather trench coat, pointed heels and sunglasses. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, 24 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for trench coat 

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Word History

First Known Use

1914, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of trench coat was in 1914

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“Trench coat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

trench coat

: a loose double-breasted raincoat with deep pockets, belt, and straps on the shoulders

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