Definition of coat check in English:

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coat check

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noun

North American
A cloakroom with an attendant.
Example sentences
  • I walked to the coat check, determined to go home.
  • We were politely directed to the coat check and the drink tables - again, an impressive show of organization without attitude.
  • The event was marred somewhat by the fact that I got all my money stolen out of my wallet at the coat check.

Derivatives

coat-checker

noun
Example sentences
  • Filmore, who was a coat-checker decades ago during the Eisenhower administration, had to enter the building through a side door when she worked there.
  • So what can you do in advance to help the coat-checker find your coat?
  • Other tasks include working selected dates as coat-checkers or other type of assistants at events held in the facilities.

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