coatrack


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coatrack

n
(Furniture) another name for coatstand
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coat•rack

(ˈkoʊtˌræk)

n.
a rack or stand for the temporary hanging or storing of coats, hats, etc.
[1910–15]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coatrack - a rack with hooks for temporarily holding coats and hatscoatrack - a rack with hooks for temporarily holding coats and hats
rack - framework for holding objects
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An old coatrack screwed to the center of the upper section provides a place to hang outdoor clothing, while the horizontal pallets offer a place to sit and pull off work boots.
"Her olive-complexioned shoulders emerge, smooth and hard as wood." "She's gone, her denim jacket hanging stiffly from the coatrack like an empty chrysalis."
Another piece that you often mention when speaking about your work is a sinewy wooden coatrack called Loose Hanger.
I pictured them whipping their wings around my coatrack and stabbing my toes through our lavender top sheet.
Sideboard, coatrack, tables and chairs of dark wood, banquettes upholstered in caramel suede, brass sconces and pendant lighting, red-and-white-checked napkins and tablecloths.
On a separate occasion, May alleged, he berated her for forgetting to leave a hanger on his bed for his jacket, ripped the coatrack out of the wall, and demanded she fix it.
The breeze blew past the coatrack. Snoopy-Lady's head came up and her nose twitched.
We'd go out to lunch at the FTC cafeteria across the street (and, when it opened, the Labor Department cafeteria)--and when we entered, the Judge would ignore the coatrack and crumble his raincoat into a ball and stuff it on the hat rack above.
Laura Gilkey, Dana King and Ryan Stanley grab purple, red and gold headphones from a coatrack stuck to one of the studio's walls and snag seats around the audio board.
They took what they could, and then with us--infants just afew days old--and the coatrack and their bags, they hopped on the firstbus that came along and begged the driver to take them with all theirbaggage.
The others silently got to their feet, taking the time to fold their napkins, then walked over to the coatrack. They helped each other into coats and jackets without a word, their polite assents communicated only with their eyes.