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1. A long, usually hooded cloak or coat.
2. (also kä-pō′tĕ) A large, usually purple and yellow cape used in maneuvering the bull especially during the initial stage of a bullfight.

[French, from Old French capote, capette, diminutive of cape, cloak, from Medieval Latin cāpa; see cape1.]


(kəˈpəʊt; French kapɔt)
(Clothing & Fashion) a long cloak or soldier's coat, usually with a hood
[C19: from French: cloak, from cape; see cape1]


(Biography) Truman. 1924–84, US writer; his novels include Other Voices, Other Rooms (1948) and In Cold Blood (1964), based on an actual multiple murder



a long cloak with a hood.
[1790–1800, Amer.; < French, derivative of cape cape]


(kəˈpoʊ ti)

Truman, 1924–84, U.S. novelist and playwright.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.capote - a long overcoat with a hood that can be pulled over the head
greatcoat, overcoat, topcoat - a heavy coat worn over clothes in winter
2.capote - a long cloak with a hood that can be pulled over the headcapote - a long cloak with a hood that can be pulled over the head
cloak - a loose outer garment
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The general style of the capote is the same in all the islands, and will remain so for the next ten thousand years, but each island shapes its capotes just enough differently from the others to enable an observer to tell at a glance what particular island a lady hails from.
She picked up one of the drakes and ruffled his green capote with her fingers.
Cannon and musketry, mingling together, thundered on the right and in the center, while the capotes of Lannes' sharpshooters were already seen crossing the milldam and forming up within twice the range of a musket shot.
For days they suffered the doleful rigors and retchings of sea-sickness, lurking below in their berths in squalid state, or emerging now and then like spectres from the hatchways, in capotes and blankets, with dirty nightcaps, grizzly beard, lantern visage and unhappy eye, shivering about the deck, and ever and anon crawling to the sides of the vessel, and offering up their tributes to the windward, to infinite annoyance of the captain.
Richard Capote has joined Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP as an associate in the real estate practice group where he will focus on the leasing, acquisition, sale and financing of commercial real estate.
Ambassador Gabriel Tiel Capote held a modest reception in Islamabad, mainly for members and friends of the Pakistan-Cuba Social Forum, which is chaired by Ramzan Mughal, with Jam Kurshid as secretary general.
Al morir en 1984, los documentos del escritor norteamericano Truman Capote fueron llevados a la Biblioteca Publica de Nueva York, por peticion propia.
So Famous and So Gay: The Fabulous Potency of Truman Capote and Gertrude Stein
He said this while talking to Ambassador of Cuba to Pakistan Gabriel Tiel Capote.
10am, tonight) recounts the true story of the years when Truman Capote (Toby Jones, inset) worked on his 'non-fiction novel' In Cold Blood.
Those who don't believe that should read what her friend, novelist Truman Capote, said about her.
These well-to-do women brought the charmingly catty, openly gay and overtly campy Truman Capote into their intimate inner circle.