Definition of coat :
1. A coat card. See below.
2. A layer of any substance covering another; a cover; a tegument; as, the coats of the eye; the coats of an onion; a coat of tar or varnish.
3. A petticoat.
4. An external covering like a garment, as fur, skin, wool, husk, or bark; as, the horses coats were sleek.
5. An outer garment fitting the upper part of the body; especially, such a garment worn by men.
6. Same as of arms. See below.
7. The habit or vesture of an order of men, indicating the order or office; cloth.
8. To cover with a coat or outer garment.
9. To cover with a layer of any substance; as, to coat a jar with tin foil; to coat a ceiling.
bark, dusting, epidermis, rise up, fell, gloss, pelt, lacquer, varnish, film, husk, reefer, shell, turn up, finishing, cake, glaze, integument, membrane, rind, scarfskin, sheet, finish, hair, crust, surface, wool, come out, application, come on, hide, come up, wash, plaster, tinge, leather, pelage, fleece, rise, painting, show up
clothing (part of speech: noun)
frock, pull-over, chapeau, cloak, hat, housecoat, mackintosh, bowler, shawl, pinafore, halter, costume, camisole, wrapper, smock, beret, fez, panties, wrap, boot, cape, bathrobe, overcoat, sarong, doublet, garment, raiment, parka, evening gown, gown, bonnet, poncho, corset, fedora, sari, clothing, greatcoat, array, scarf, pea coat, blouse, duds, slicker, kilt, shorts, pillbox, burnoose, tuxedo, raincoat, vesture, Afghan, pants, windbreaker, shirt, sweat shirt, trench coat, v-neck, vestment, pyjamas, dinner jacket, trousers, jacket, dressing gown, crinoline, shoes, kimono, homburg, smoking jacket, blue jeans, Stetson, dress, brassiere, stockings, fur, turtle-neck, slacks, caftan, Jersey, trimming, petticoat, footgear, sweater, ensemble, t-shirt, skirt, suit, topcoat, robe, apparel, clothes, garb, sports coat, chemise, nightgown, blazer, outfit, pajamas, jumper, attire, ulster, habit, sweat suit, tunic, headdress
covering (part of speech: noun)
layer (part of speech: verb)
cover (part of speech: verb)
- After he had gone out of the hotel, I put on his coat, which he left behind. - "The Mystery of a Hansom Cab", Fergus Hume.
- So take off your coat, my dear, and let us sit down and be comfortable. - "Daisy", Elizabeth Wetherell.
- Hastily he threw on his street coat. - "The Exploits of Elaine", Arthur B. Reeve.