(noun, verb)


1. an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors

Definition categories: man–made, overgarment

2. a thin layer covering something

- a second coat of paint

Similar word(s): coating

Definition categories: man–made, covering

3. growth of hair or wool or fur covering the body of an animal

Similar word(s): pelage

Definition categories: animal, hair

Sentences with coat as a noun:

- When the dog shed its coat, it left hair all over the furniture and the carpet.


1. put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface

- coat the cake with chocolate

Similar word(s): surface

Definition categories: contact, cover

2. cover or provide with a coat

Definition categories: body, apparel, clothe, dress, enclothe, garb, garment, habilitate, raiment, tog

3. form a coat over

- Dirt had coated her face

Similar word(s): cake

Definition categories: contact, cover

Sentences with coat as a verb:

- One can buy coated frying pans, which are much easier to wash up than normal ones.