Definition of housecoat in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhousˌkōt/


A woman’s long, loose, lightweight robe for informal wear around the house.
Example sentences
  • After a few weeks the figures become familiar; a few old women, wearing housecoats and kerchiefs; a young girl, maybe a teenager, who stares at him intently each time.
  • She was no longer wearing her housecoat, now she wore a black, silk negligee from her wardrobe that Morgan had taken a liking to.
  • She was wearing a heavy housecoat, concealing her moon blue pajamas.

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Syllabification: house·coat

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