Definition of overcoat in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈəʊvəkəʊt/


1A long warm coat.
Example sentences
  • The Huntsman collection includes suits, sports coats, overcoats, blazers, shirts and ties: time-honoured essentials of the smartly-attired gentleman about town and country.
  • From the coolest raincoats to the classiest overcoats, you're not ready for spring until you get your hands on a spring jacket.
  • As winter was to arrive soon, and the evenings were getting colder, I decided to get my warm overcoat and some waterproof boots for my trip.
2A top, final layer of paint or a similar covering.
Example sentences
  • A final, clear overcoat is added to protect against ultraviolet rays and moisture.

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