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great·coat

 (grāt′kōt′)
n.
A heavy overcoat.

greatcoat

(ˈɡreɪtˌkəʊt)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a heavy overcoat, now worn esp by men in the armed forces
ˈgreatˌcoated adj

great•coat

(ˈgreɪtˌkoʊt)

n.
a heavy overcoat.
[1655–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.greatcoat - a heavy coat worn over clothes in wintergreatcoat - a heavy coat worn over clothes in winter
capote, hooded coat - a long overcoat with a hood that can be pulled over the head
chesterfield - a fitted overcoat with a velvet collar
coat - an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
surtout - a man's overcoat in the style of a frock coat
ulster - loose long overcoat of heavy fabric; usually belted
Translations

greatcoat

[ˈgreɪtkəʊt] Ngabán m (Mil etc) → sobretodo m

greatcoat

great coat [ˈgreɪtkəʊt] n (gen)pardessus m; [soldier] → capote fGreater London nGrand Londres mGreater Manchester nagglomération f de Manchestergreat-grandchild [ˌgreɪtˈgræntʃaɪld] [great-grandchildren] (pl) narrière-petit(e)-enfant m/fgreat-grandfather [ˌgreɪtˈgrændfɑːðər] narrière-grand-père mgreat-grandmother [ˌgreɪtˈgrændmʌðər] narrière-grand-mère f

greatcoat

[ˈgreɪtˌkəʊt] ncappotto pesante
References in classic literature ?
There, even when the sun did not shine, wrapt in a great coat of coarse gray cloth, he received his visitors.
Wrap up warm in The Great Coat - a belted, longerline length in a classic silhouette.
I gladly accepted but while reaching the top, the barbed wire fencing ripped my Army great coat.
A lone figure in a tweed great coat stood outside the salon.
He dressed in a great coat, red robin breasted waistcoat with yellow and black trousers to match the coach and a top hat.
Audiences will be familiar with the images of little boats rescuing soldiers at Dunkirk, however they probably won't know that some of these still chug up and down the Thames as disco boats; nor will they know how it felt to be an RAF signalman who spent the whole time disguised in a great coat and wellies - to avoid a beating from British soldiers who were convinced that the RAF was not doing enough.
There was a man in a black beret and a great coat who sat outside Port Sunlight Station selling matches.
It's a great coat that will look amazing over your suit for work or use it to add sharp tailoring to your jeans and jumper combo.
It's important to make an entrance at the festive engagements ahead and thanks to the elements outside, a great coat is essential for those all-important first impressions.
MOLLIE King, Fearne Cotton and the Duchess of Cambridge show how versatile a great coat can be - whether it's nighni gh it's night or day.
He was well-known for his army great coat that he used to tie up with a piece of string and wear on the rounds and the smell was terrible," said Rene.