part of speech: noun

definition 1: a piece of outer clothing with long sleeves, usually worn to keep warm.

definition 2: the jacket that one wears with a suit.

synonyms: jacket

definition 3: the fur or body hair of an animal.

  • I found a cat with a shiny, gray coat.

synonyms: fur, hair

definition 4: a covering or layer.

  • These walls need a new coat of paint.

synonyms: coating, covering, layer


part of speech: verb

inflections: coats, coating, coated

definition: to cover with a layer.

  • The bread was coated with melted cheese.

synonyms: cover