undercoat

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noun un·der·coat \ˈən-dər-ˌkōt\

Definition of undercoat

  1. 1 :  a coat or jacket worn under another

  2. 2 :  a growth of short hair or fur partly concealed by the longer and usually coarser guard hairs of a mammal

  3. 3a :  a coat (as of paint) applied as a base for another coatb :  undercoating

  4. 4 dialect :  petticoat

1591

First Known Use of undercoat

1591


UNDERCOAT Defined for English Language Learners

undercoat

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noun un·der·coat \ˈən-dər-ˌkōt\

Definition of undercoat for English Language Learners

  • : a coat of paint that is put on a surface to prepare it for another coat of paint

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