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car coat

n.
An overcoat with a length extending to about the middle of the thighs.

car′ coat`


n.
a hip-length overcoat or jacket orig. designed to be worn while driving a car.
[1960–65]
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Key pieces include a linen bomber jacket, a white chalk-washed denim jacket, a car coat, a sharp linen blazer, a city-slick polo shirt and the perfect poplin white shirt.
With his ludicrous chestnutcoloured bowlcut wig and furry lapelled car coat, his Lorne Malvo is arguably the most quietly malevolent hitman - and possible emissary of Satan himself - to grace our screens since Javier Bardem's unpronounceable Anton Chigurh in the Coen's No Country For Old Men.
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Philip Glenister swaps Gene Hunt's tan leather car coat for a nifty pair of breeches in this new period drama about the arrival of the railway in a small English market town in the 1840s.
James Fanshawe opted for a brash, sandy car coat and in the parade ring wisely stood some distance from the lady in the bright red duffle, for fear of inducing a migraine in susceptible onlookers.
I love the shabby chic look for going out, but sometimes fear that at over 40 I'm starting to push it style wise, but somehow I just can't imagine moving over to beige slacks and a car coat.
The new album's varied platter makes a push back towards the garage rock era, going for a gutsy scuffing up the cracked car coat sleeve rather than oiling down the flared disco-boy leg, as was sometimes the JTQ case.
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I fell in love with a leopard print car coat that sang sophistication and a beige shag-fur vest which would give a refreshing Russian twist to any outfit.