Meaning of COAT in English


(~s, ~ing, ~ed)

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


A ~ 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 ~ and walked out.



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

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

N-COUNT: usu with poss


If you ~ 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


TV pictures showed a dying bird ~ed with oil...

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


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

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

N-COUNT: oft N of n

Collins COBUILD.      Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) .