Coat - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |koʊt|  American pronunciation of the word coat
Brit.  |ˈkəʊt|  British pronunciation of the word coat


- an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
- a thin layer covering something(syn: coating)
- growth of hair or wool or fur covering the body of an animal (syn: pelage)


- put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface(syn: surface)
- cover or provide with a coat
- form a coat over(syn: cake)


She put on her coat, hat, and gloves, and then she went outside.

He was wearing a coat and tie.

The dog has a thick coat.

The house needed three coats to cover the original paint.

Rock dust coated his hair.

My shoes are coated with mud.

Coat the chicken with flour.

All external woodwork to receive three coats of paint.

A film of dust coated the table.

Put your coat on, it's cold outside!

The kids took off their coats and threw them on the floor.

I need a new winter coat.

The lab assistants wear long white coats.

A layer of snow coated the trees.

Next, coat the fish with breadcrumbs.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: coat
he/she/it: coats
present participle: coating
past tense: coated
past participle: coated
singular: coat
plural: coats
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