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coat

 
pronunciation:
kot
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an outer article of clothing with long sleeves, usu. worn for added warmth.
He put on his wool coat over his suit.
 
similar words:
jacket, mackinaw, mackintosh, overcoat, parka, raincoat, slicker, topcoat, windbreaker, wrap
definition 2: the jacket of a suit.
The trousers are a perfect fit, but the sleeves of the coat are too long.
synonyms:
jacket
similar words:
blazer
definition 3: the fur or body hair of an animal.
The fox has a reddish-brown coat.
synonyms:
fur, hair
similar words:
hide, pelt
definition 4: a covering or layer.
The wall needs another coat of paint.
synonyms:
coating, covering, layer
similar words:
application, blanket, film, jacket, overlay
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: coats, coating, coated
definition: to cover with a layer.
She coated her fingernails with red polish.
synonyms:
cover
similar words:
apply, blanket, encrust, film, overlay, paint, smear, spread
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