Definition of white coat in English:

white coat

Syllabification: white coat

noun

A long white protective garment worn by doctors, hospital attendants, and laboratory workers.
More example sentences
  • When I began this book I thought scientists had no emotional life, they were men and women in white coats.
  • Medical students from a Rome teaching hospital bicycled through the capital wearing their white coats and stethoscopes to protest against the cuts in spending on research.
  • She is a natural listener and it is easy to imagine her in a white coat with a stethoscope in her pocket, dispensing sympathy and stern wisdom at the bedside.

Phrases

men in white coats

humorous Psychiatrists or psychiatric workers (used to imply that someone is mad or mentally unbalanced): I think the men in white coats will be calling soon

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