Definition of coatigan in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊtɪɡ(ə)n/


A long cardigan for women, made of thick yarn and designed to be worn as a coat.
Example sentences
  • You do not set off for a commute and a nine-to-five in a coatigan; you shrug it on for a stroll across Primrose Hill to sign off some sketches before going to the pub.
  • Made for ladies on the move, our hand-knit textured coatigan is as warm as any coat but as comfortable as a cardigan.
  • Forget the cardigan, this season it is all about the super warm "coatigan" as pictured here.


1990s: blend of coat and cardigan.

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