Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Without a coat

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not wearing a coat; also, not possessing a coat.

Etymologies

coat +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This is the guy who condemned Obama for not wearing a coat in the oval office, and then the next day pictures of a coatless Bush in the office started popping up anywhere.

    Former Bush chief of staff likely to run for Kennedy seat

  • Their lawyer, roused by her terrified screams, came rushing downstairs, coatless and still in his slippers.

    A Covert Affair

  • On one of the first springlike days, I went outside coatless, so happy about the upcoming changes in my life, about my new family, that I did a cartwheel on the cement walkway leading up to the house.

    Dirty Secret

  • Everything you want to know about the coatless guy battling the thundersnow for a scoop of pistachio.

    Read this: Sundance It Girl Brit Marling, Ice Cream Man, Mike Pence, Jay Carney

  • The coatless sperm don't always fail, so it's not clear just how much this issue contributes to male infertility overall.

    Lack of sperm coating plays role in infertility

  • And the men appeared, some of his watch, others of the second mate's watch, routed from sleep -- men coatless, and hatless, and bootless; men ghastly-faced with fear but eager for once to spring to the orders of the man who knew and could save their miserable lives from miserable death.

    CHAPTER XXXVIII

  • There she is—two stories down, circling the school on her rusty red three-speed, coatless in the cold autumn rain.

    The Memory Palace

  • But she looked crazy: wild-eyed, wild-haired, coatless, hatless, and dragging a gray blanket behind her through the snow.

    Uprising

  • A middle ground was reached, though Americans continued to play coatless, with a pair of tweed knickerbockers, golf coat with pleats to allow movement, and a tweed cap.

    A Day at the Links | Edwardian Promenade

  • Officers found the boy walking around coatless in the snow about 2:30 a.m.

    It's cold out there, even for hardy New Englanders

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