overcoat overcoat  /ˈoʊ vər ˌkoʊt/

Definition(s):

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

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Usage(s):

  1. Despite a bus dispatcher's frantic effort to smother the flames with his overcoat, Palach's body was ravaged.
  2. Casually, he put his hand in his overcoat pocket, pulled out a large pebble, flung it through a front door window of the nearest house.
  3. The glamorous, creamy yellow dress and matching overcoat were made of satin-backed wool guipure, a kind of lace used most often in French haute couture.

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  1. "Managers are always looking for players in their squads to have broad enough shoulders to put the overcoat on and take the responsibility," said Hodgson. "I have no need to be critical of my team in that way, but what we really need to break...
    on Mar 7, 2008 By: Roy Hodgson Source: Football365.co.za

  2. Asked about the death scene, Liz explained: "It was the hardest thing I've ever had to do. My biggest problem was trying not to breathe. If you notice, Jack threw his overcoat over me, which made it easier."
    on Feb 3, 2008 By: Liz Dawn Source: Digital Spy

  3. "Hird very rarely trains, he conserves his energy for the weekends and I think that's been very good for us," Sheedy said. "The alternative was him sitting in the grandstand retired, sitting there in his overcoat watching footy with his kids....
    on May 30, 2007 By: Kevin Sheedy Source: The Age

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