from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A heavy coat worn over ordinary clothing in cold weather.
- n. An additional, protective coating, as of paint.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A heavy garment worn over other clothes, for protection from cold or weather.
- v. To apply an exterior coating to.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A coat worn over the other clothing; a greatcoat; a topcoat.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coat worn over all the other dress; a top-coat; a greatcoat.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a heavy coat worn over clothes in winter
- n. an additional protective coating (as of paint or varnish)
(He pointed at the bundle she held, while she nodded proudly, beaming on me with good-nature and consciousness of success and prosperity.) "This overcoat is as good as a blanket," he went on, advancing the skirt of it that I might feel its thickness.
(He pointed at the bundle she held, while she nodded proudly, beaming on me with good nature and consciousness of success and prosperity.) ` This overcoat is as good as a blanket, 'he went on, advancing the skirt of it that I might feel its thickness.
Look a you in that picture – even your overcoat is puffed up and 2 sizes too big to try stop the world realizing how small you truly are.
Look at you in that picture – even your overcoat is puffed up and 2 sizes too big to try stop the world realizing how small you truly are.
And Frank Langella, precise in hat and overcoat, is a polite and yet threatening presence as the man with the offer, and secrets of his own (and arather nasty CGI scar).
I still shiver as I remember trying to page through economics texts by the flicker from candles while clad in overcoat, scarf, and little knitted gloves with the fingertips cut off, in the 4 p.m. December twilight in a library at Oxford.
But he saw nothing of his assailant until a hand appeared above his face, and than his thought was, "What handsome cloth that overcoat is made of!"
Many, however, wore a felt "overcoat" -- or rather, "overskin," for there was no other garment underneath.
His overcoat will be the same material as his suit.
"The clothes are commonplace," remarked Holmes, "save only the overcoat, which is full of suggestive touches."