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greatcoat

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡreɪtkəʊt
 
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Definition of greatcoat in English:

noun

A long heavy overcoat.
Example sentences
  • Mutti motioned anxiously to Sophie, who bustled towards us with a pair of heavy greatcoats.
  • An eagle-eyed reader claims he saw him walking near his west London home last Saturday morning, wearing a woollen greatcoat and leather moccasins, but no trousers.
  • Every ounce saved was important and they didn't even take blankets or greatcoats and they slept as best they could in rough bamboo shelters with only a groundsheet to keep out the mountain cold.

Words that rhyme with greatcoat

waistcoatpetticoat

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