A coat with long tails at the back, worn by men on very formal occasions.
- I stood and smiled to the group and then accepted the black dress coat that Derek draped over my shoulders.
- If I'm in the studio or having a creative meeting, I'm less inclined to wear a dress coat.
- He asked if everyone could hear him, and took a second to check the small microphone in his lapel; a thin black wire trailed down the back of his dress coat and off to the side of the platform.
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