Meaning of COAT in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ koʊt ]

( coats, coating, coated)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.


A coat is a piece of clothing with long sleeves which you wear over your other clothes when you go outside.

He turned off the television, put on his coat and walked out.



An animal’s coat is the fur or hair on its body.

Vitamin B6 is great for improving the condition of dogs’ and horses’ coats.

N-COUNT : usu with poss


If you coat something with a substance or in a substance, you cover it with a thin layer of the substance.

Coat the fish with seasoned flour.

VERB : V n with/in n

• coat‧ed

TV pictures showed a dying bird coated with oil...

Dip the pieces so they are completely coated.

ADJ : v-link ADJ , ADJ with/in n , adv ADJ


A coat of paint or varnish is a thin layer of it on a surface.

The front door needs a new coat of paint...

N-COUNT : oft N of n

Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне.