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raincoat Line breaks: rain|coat
Pronunciation: /ˈreɪnkəʊt/

Definition of raincoat in English:

noun

A long coat, typically having a belt, made from waterproofed or water-resistant fabric.
Example sentences
  • From the coolest raincoats to the classiest overcoats, you're not ready for spring until you get your hands on a spring jacket.
  • They were all wearing raincoats and trilby hats and carrying small cardboard suitcases.
  • I find a raincoat on the coat rack and pick up an umbrella and take the girls outside.

Words that rhyme with raincoat

zygote • redcoat • tailcoat

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