car coat
noun Date: 1958 a three-quarter-length overcoat

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • car-coat — carˈ coat noun A short coat designed for wearing in a car • • • Main Entry: ↑car …   Useful english dictionary

  • car coat — car′ coat n. clo a hip length overcoat or jacket orig. designed to be worn while driving a car • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • car coat — ☆ car coat n. a short overcoat, usually extending only to about the middle of the thigh …   English World dictionary

  • car coat — noun : a three quarter length overcoat * * * a hip length overcoat or jacket originally designed to be worn while driving a car. [1960 65] * * * car coat, a short topcoat for casual wear: »We come upon a patch pocket car coat of caramel beaver,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • car coat — noun a short, square cut style of coat designed to be worn when driving a car …   English new terms dictionary

  • car coat — a hip length overcoat or jacket originally designed to be worn while driving a car. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • car coat — noun An overcoat that extends to midthigh …   Wiktionary

  • car — n. 1 (in full motor car) a road vehicle with an enclosed passenger compartment, powered by an internal combustion engine. 2 (in comb.) a a wheeled vehicle, esp. of a specified kind (tramcar). b a railway carriage of a specified type (dining car) …   Useful english dictionary

  • coat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. cover, crust; plaster, paint, varnish, glaze; plate; protect. n. jacket, overcoat, ulster, sack, cutaway, tunic; coating; tegument, shell, envelope, skin, peel, rind, surface, cover. See clothing,… …   English dictionary for students

  • coat — Synonyms and related words: Eton jacket, Leatherette, Leatheroid, Mao jacket, anorak, apply paint, bedaub, bedizen, begild, besmear, blanket, blazer, blouse, body coat, bolero, bomber jacket, bonnet, boot, breech, bristle, brush on paint, butter …   Moby Thesaurus

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