Translation of coattails in Spanish:

coattails

Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊtteɪlz/

n pl

  • faldones (masculine plural) (del frac o chaqué) to ride on sb's coattails ir* montado en el carro de algn he rose to fame on his father's coattails alcanzó la fama a la sombra de su padre

Definition of coattails in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day insensible
adj
insensitive …
Cultural fact of the day

In Mexico, today is Conmemoración de la Proclamación de la Independencia. Throughout the country, at 11 o'clock at night, there is a communal shout, El Grito, in memory of Padre Hidalgo's cry of independence from the Spanish in the town of Dolores.