Definition of surtout in English:
A man’s greatcoat of a similar style to a frock coat.
- As a young man he was a sight to see, coming up Regent Street in his blue surtout, military light blue trousers, and black stockings with red stripes.
- He had a white beard and wore a black skull cap and a broad-cloth surtout, and was a most repulsive sight to see.
late 17th century: from French, from sur 'over' + tout 'everything'.
Definition of surtout in:
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