from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A lightweight overcoat.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A light overcoat.
- n. A layer of paint applied after the undercoat.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An outer coat; an overcoat.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An upper coat, or overcoat.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a heavy coat worn over clothes in winter
In bed, he delivers his sermon in a whisper, formal like, as if wearing a topcoat.
If you're interested in this season's ladylike clothes, try Jil Sander's tie jacket, Miu Miu's glamorous '40s-style topcoat or Thomas Tait's classic car coat.
Ideally, one would have a cover-up for every little occasion: a lined barn jacket for Saturday strolls, a tomboy topcoat for business lunches, a fur-trimmed cashmere number for fancy parties, a tomato-red swing coat for cocktails.
Q: I can't be bothered with a topcoat or a raincoat, which are too cumbersome for the car or when I'm on a short business trip on the plane.
Fast Five: Men's Vests When the winter winds blow, sandwich a warming wool vest between a heavy sweater and a topcoat.
Mrs. Eisenhower appeared first at the door, followed immediately by the president, dressed in a camel hair topcoat over tan slacks and a sport coat, and wearing a soft brown hat, which he removed to wave at the crowd.
Nothing works better at getting ALL of the fur (Not just the topcoat) But, be prepared.
Little did the district leaders know that a ﬂ amboyant thirty-one-year-old miner in southern Illinois, a veteran of hunger marches on the nation's Capitol in Washington, DC, in 1894, would don a silk top hat, a Prince Albert topcoat, and an umbrella and declare himself "General" Alexander Bradley.
Nearby there's only a man slouching in a blue topcoat and tweed cap.
The shatter polish is applied like a regular topcoat, but as it dries it splits and crackles for an urban, gritty effect.