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white coat Syllabification: white coat

Definition of white coat in English:

noun

A long white protective garment worn by doctors, hospital attendants, and laboratory workers.
Example sentences
  • He looked up to see a doctor in a long white coat walking towards him.
  • The white coat of one of the medics is spattered with blood.
  • Nurses and doctors in white coats were running in and out of rooms, while still trying to maintain quiet around the waiting room.

Phrases

men in white coats

1
humorous Psychiatrists or psychiatric workers (used to imply that someone is mad or mentally unbalanced): I think the men in white coats will be calling soon

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