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Definition of Overcoat


  1. A coat worn over the other clothing; a greatcoat; a topcoat.

Overcoat Quotations

Put off your imagination, as you put off your overcoat, when you enter the laboratory. Put it on again, as you put on your overcoat, when you leave.
Claude Bernard

A common pickpocket trick is for the operator to carry a shawl or overcoat carelessly over the left arm, and to take a seat on the right side of the person they intend to rob in a streetcar or other vehicle.
Harry Houdini

There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.
James Russell Lowell

My overcoat is worn out; my shirts also are worn out. And I ask to be allowed to have a lamp in the evening; it is indeed wearisome sitting alone in the dark.
William Tyndale

Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat over him.
Wilson Mizner
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Overcoat Translations

overcoat in Afrikaans is jas
overcoat in Danish is frakke
overcoat in Dutch is overjas, jas
overcoat in French is capote, pardessus
overcoat in Italian is cappotto
overcoat in Norwegian is frakk
overcoat in Portuguese is sobretudo
overcoat in Spanish is manto, el abrigo
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