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OVERCOAT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does overcoat mean? 

OVERCOAT (noun)
  The noun OVERCOAT has 2 senses:

1. a heavy coat worn over clothes in winter
2. an additional protective coating (as of paint or varnish)

  Familiarity information: OVERCOAT used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OVERCOAT (noun)


Sense 1overcoat [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A heavy coat worn over clothes in winter

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

greatcoat; overcoat; topcoat

Hypernyms ("overcoat" is a kind of...):

coat (an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "overcoat"):

capote; hooded coat (a long overcoat with a hood that can be pulled over the head)

chesterfield (a fitted overcoat with a velvet collar)

surtout (a man's overcoat in the style of a frock coat)

ulster (loose long overcoat of heavy fabric; usually belted)


Sense 2overcoat [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An additional protective coating (as of paint or varnish)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

overcoating; overcoat

Hypernyms ("overcoat" is a kind of...):

coat; coating (a thin layer covering something)


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