Meaning of COACH in English


[coach] n, often attrib [ME coche, fr. MF, fr. G Kutsche, fr. Hung kocsi (szeker), lit., wagon from Kocs, Hungary] (1556) 1 a: a large usu. closed four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage having doors in the sides and an elevated seat in front for the driver b: a railroad passenger car intended primarily for day travel c: bus 1a d: trailer 3b e: a two-door enclosed automobile f: a class of passenger air transportation at a lower fare than first class

2. [fr. the concept that the tutor conveys the student through his examinations] a: a private tutor b: one who instructs or trains a performer or a team of performers; specif: one who instructs players in the fundamentals of a competitive sport and directs team strategy "football ~"

[2]coach vi (1630) 1: to go in a coach

2: to instruct, direct, or prompt as a coach ~ vt 1: to train intensively (as by instruction and demonstration) "~ pupils"

2: to act as coach of "~ tennis" "~ a team" -- adj -- n

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