overcoat o"ver*coat`, n. [Cf. {Surcoat}.] A coat worn over the other clothing; a greatcoat; a topcoat. [1913 Webster]

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  • overcoat — (n.) large coat worn over ordinary clothing, 1802, from OVER (Cf. over) + COAT (Cf. coat) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • overcoat — /ˈoverkot, ingl. ˈəuvəˌkəut/ [vc. ingl., da over «sopra» e coat «abito»] s. m. inv. soprabito …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • overcoat — ► NOUN 1) a long warm coat. 2) a top, final layer of paint or varnish …   English terms dictionary

  • overcoat — ☆ overcoat [ō′vər kōt΄ ] n. a coat, esp. a heavy coat, worn over the usual clothing for warmth …   English World dictionary

  • Overcoat — For other uses, see Overcoat (disambiguation). Overcoat (left) and topcoat (right) from The Gazette of Fashion, 1872. An overcoat is a type of long coat intended to be worn as the outermost garment. Overcoats usually extend below the knee, but… …   Wikipedia

  • overcoat — UK [ˈəʊvə(r)ˌkəʊt] / US [ˈoʊvərˌkoʊt] noun [countable] Word forms overcoat : singular overcoat plural overcoats a long warm coat that you wear in cold weather …   English dictionary

  • overcoat — [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)koʊt[/t]] overcoats N COUNT An overcoat is a thick warm coat that you wear in winter …   English dictionary

  • overcoat — išorinė danga statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. overcoat vok. Außenbeschichtung, f rus. наружное покрытие, n pranc. revêtement extérieur, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • overcoat — noun Date: 1802 1. a warm coat worn over indoor clothing 2. a protective coating (as of paint) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • overcoat — n. /oh veuhr koht /; v. /oh veuhr koht , oh veuhr koht /, n. 1. a coat worn over the ordinary indoor clothing, as in cold weather. 2. Also called overcoating. an added coating, as of paint, applied for protection. v.t. 3. to apply an additional… …   Universalium

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