coatdress
noun Date: 1854 a dress styled like a coat usually with a front buttoning from neckline to hemline

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  • coatdress — n. a dress that is tailored like a coat and buttons up the front. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coatdress — [kōt′dres΄] n. a coatlike dress having a buttoned front and, usually, lapels and long sleeves …   English World dictionary

  • coatdress — /koht dres /, n. a tailored dress of medium or heavy fabric, styled like a coat and worn in place of a suit or similar outfit. [1910 15; COAT + DRESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • coatdress — noun A dress that resembles a coat, usually having a buttoning front …   Wiktionary

  • coatdress — coat•dress [[t]ˈkoʊtˌdrɛs[/t]] n. clo a tailored dress of medium or heavy fabric, styled like a coat • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • coatdress — noun a dress that is tailored like a coat and buttons up the front • Hypernyms: ↑dress, ↑frock * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a dress made on coat lines usually with a front buttoning from neckline to hemline * * * /koht dres /, n. a tailored dress of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • redingote — /red ing goht /, n. 1. a dress or lightweight coat, usually belted, open along the entire front to reveal a dress or petticoat worn underneath it. 2. a coatdress with a contrasting gore in front. 3. a long, double breasted overcoat worn by men in …   Universalium

  • redingote — red•in•gote [[t]ˈrɛd ɪŋˌgoʊt[/t]] n. 1) clo a dress or lightweight coat, usu. belted, open along the entire front to reveal a dress or petticoat worn under it 2) clo a coatdress with a contrasting gore in front 3) clo a long, double breasted… …   From formal English to slang

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